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KMU-Magazin No. 11/12, November/December 2022

Innovations for 2023

Each new year, countless new or amended laws and regulations come into force. Finding one's way through the jungle of these standards is becoming more and more of a challenge. This article summarizes the most important changes that will come into force in Switzerland in 2023.

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KMU-Magazin No. 10, October 2022

Entrepreneur and Divorce

The consequences of a divorce can have a serious and lasting impact on the assets of the spouses. This article is intended to show the entrepreneur, or business-owning, spouse the problem areas of divorce in connection with his or her assets and income, while at the same time pointing out possible solutions.

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Arbeiten Arbeitsrecht Handshake

KMU-Magazin No. 07/08, July/August 2022

Aging Employees: Freedom to terminate versus abusive dismissal

When are terminations considered abusive? The following report sheds light on abusive termination and outlines the stumbling blocks to avoid abusive termination, also in the case of older employees.

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KMU-Magazin No. 11/12, November/December 2021

On the partial revision of the Insurance Contracts Act

The revised Insurance Contracts Act (ICA) will come into force on 1 January 2022. The provisions of the law affect private insurance such as liability, vehicle, life and supplementary medical insurance. This article provides an overview of the most important provisions of the partial revision.

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krfacts Grün

krfacts December Edition 2021

Important legal changes as of 01 January/01 July 2022

Amendments to various federal decrees will come into force on 01 January and 01 July 2022. We have selected and briefly summarised the most important changes for you.

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KMU Scheidung Vorsorgegelder

KMU-Magazin No. 10, Oktober 2021

Treatment of pension assets under divorce law

Divorce is not only a major life event, but can also lead to complex legal issues. For example, what happens to the assets saved during the marriage and what effect does the divorce have on retirement provisions? This article provides information on the possible consequences and stumbling blocks.

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krfacts Dunkelblau

krfacts November Edition 2021

Leave of absence in Labour Law

Changes in personnel occur in different ways, but are generally aimed at terminating the employment relationship. The release of the employee is particularly important in the case of termination of the contract by mutual agreement. In the case of dismissals, it is often the case that the employee does not wish to remain in the company.

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KMU-Magazin No. 07/08, July/August 2021

When continuing education costs should be subject to repayment

If employees are unable to apply the skills acquired through continuing education in their day-to-day work, there is a risk that they will quit. In this context, the question arises whether and, if so, which continuing education should be financed and in which cases a possible repayment obligation should be agreed.

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krfacts June Edition 2021

COVID-19 Legal Update: Short-time compensation, Working from Home, Hardship Assistance, Covid Certificates and more

Since September 27, 2020, the Covid-19 law has been in force. A referendum on this law will be held on June 13, 2021. The law 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 applicable federal regulations are highlighted. Status: June 10, 2021

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krfacts June Edition 2021

New obligations for companies to better protect people and the environment

The public initiative "For responsible companies - to protect people and the environment" (so-called corporate responsibility initiative) was rejected on November 29, 2020. Consequently, the indirect counter-proposal of the Federal Assembly will be implemented. In addition to the planned amendments to the Code of Obligations (CO), the preliminary draft of the associated Federal Council Ordinance is now available. Although the referendum period against the planned amendment and also the consultation period for the new Federal Council Ordinance are still running, it is useful to review the possible future obligations and the companies that will be affected perhaps as early as Q1 2022.

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