Sofortkontakt zur Kanzlei
Your partner in Central Switzerland In Lucerne and Baar

News

News
Our Publications.

Our most recent publications and legal articles collected for you.

Expertise:

krfacts April Edition 2021

New family law decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court

In recent months, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court has issued several landmark rulings that will be of importance for family law matters in the future. We have summarized the most important points from these and also from earlier rulings for you in this issue of krfacts and illustrated them with an example.

Luca Eigensatz, Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann

13.04.2021
Read article

KMU-Magazin Nr. 01/02, January/February 2021

The statutory paternity leave - Prerequisites and effects

Paternity leave helps fathers and their families, especially in the initial phase after child-birth. This article provides information on the eligibility requirements for paternity leave and its compensation, and sheds light on individual implications and problems under em-ployment and social security law.

Luca Eigensatz, Raffael Steger

24.02.2021
Read article

krfacts February Edition 2021

Public procurement law: Basics and Revisions

In order to harmonize the federal and cantonal public procurement regulations as far as possible and reasonable, the latest revision of the public procurement law comprehensively changed the Swiss procurement system. This article outlines the basics of procurement law and focuses on the revision, which came into force at the federal level on January 1, 2021.

Andrea Meule, Dr. iur. Davide Pinelli

01.02.2021
Read article

krfacts January Edition 2021

COVID-19 Update: Selected Federal Measures

The Covid-19 Act has been in force since September 27, 2020. It provides the basis for the Federal Council to order the "Covid-19 measures" in the ordinances based on it. In this issue of krfacts, selected federal regulations that are in force and have already been repealed are highlighted or mentioned as an update. Status: January 18, 2021.

Luca Eigensatz, Raffael Steger

18.01.2021
Read article

krfacts January Edition 2021

COVID-19 Update: Selected Federal Measures.

The Covid-19 Act has been in force since September 27, 2020. It provides the basis for the Federal Council to order the "Covid-19 measures" in the ordinances based on it. In this issue of krfacts, selected federal regulations that are in force and have already been repealed are highlighted or mentioned as an update. Status: January 04, 2021.

Luca Eigensatz, Raffael Steger

08.01.2021
Read article

krfacts January Edition 2021

Update: Important legal changes as of January 01 / July 01, 2021

Changes to various federal decrees have come or will come into force on 01 January / 01 July 2021. We have selected the most important changes and summarized them briefly for you.

Raffael Steger, Luca Eigensatz

07.01.2021
Read article

CH-D Wirtschaft 2020, December 2020

Working from home and expenses in Switzerland - an overview

Since March 2020 until today, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, an unprecedented amount of work has been done from home (working from home). According to estimates, around 30% of the people employed in Switzerland performed this type of work during the lockdown. Certain industries still adhere to working from home to this day. Moreover, with the tightening of the relaxed measures, many employees are once again returning to working from home. With a view to Swiss labor law, the following is a brief concise overview of "Expenses" and how the employer should handle its employees in the working from home situation.

Raffael Steger, Hubert Rüedi

22.12.2020
Read article

KMU-Magazin Nr. 11/12, Dezember 2020

Public procurement law: Basics and Revisions

In order to harmonize the federal and cantonal public procurement regulations as far as possi-ble and reasonable, the latest revision of the public procurement law comprehensively changes the Swiss procurement system. This article outlines the basics of procurement law and focuses on the revision, which will come into force at the federal level on January 1, 2021.

Andrea Meule, Dr. iur. Davide Pinelli

21.12.2020
Read article

krfacts December Edition 2020

Important legal changes as of January 01 / July 01, 2021

Changes to various federal decrees will come into force on 01 January / 01 July 2021. We have selected the most important changes and summarized them briefly for you.

Luca Eigensatz, Raffael Steger

01.12.2020
Read article

krfacts November Edition 2020

Revision of the Commercial Register Law: New Regulations from January 1, 2021

With effect on January 1, 2021, the Swiss Commercial Register Law will be revised and modernized. The revision will bring administrative relief for companies and streamline the regulations. The aim is also to improve the quality and timeliness of the personal data held in the Commercial Register. The new regulations will lead to changes in the Commercial Register Law in the Swiss Code of Obligations (OR), in the Commercial Register Ordinance (HRegV) and to a new Ordinance on Fees for the Commercial Register (GebV-HReg).

Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann, Andrea Meule

26.11.2020
Read article