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KMU-Magazin No. 09, September 2022

Construction law: when is it criminal?

Anyone who intentionally or negligently violates the recognized rules of construction engineering during the management, execution or demolition of a structure may be liable to prosecution. For this reason, those managing and executing construction must always be aware of the risks they are taking.

Mathias Birrer, Dr. iur. Davide Pinelli

22.09.2022
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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.

Raffael Steger, Luca Eigensatz

18.08.2022
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KMU-Magazin No. 06, June 2022

Building without a building permit is not worth it

Even if a building or plant does not require a building permit according to your own assessment, it is advisable to inform the relevant building authority about the planned building project in advance and to clarify the obligation to obtain a building permit. This article provides information about the building permit requirement and the exceptions to it.

Mathias Birrer, Dr. iur. Davide Pinelli

29.06.2022
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KMU-Magazin No. 04/05, April/May 2022

Data processing agreements and Data protection

Due to the increasing flood of data, companies are increasingly employing external service providers for data processing. This article looks at whether and how specific agreements have to be made which concern data security and data protection.

Andrea Meule, Christine Fariña

24.05.2022
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krfacts March Edition 2022

New Stock Corporation Law - More Flexibility for Companies

The revised provisions of the Stock Corporation Act, which are to come into force on January 01, 2023, bring, among other things, more flexible capital regulations, modernize the General Meeting of Shareholders and strengthen shareholder rights. Below you will find a selection of practice-relevant innovations and information requiring review and action by companies.

Andrea Meule, Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann

23.03.2022
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KMU-Magazin No. 03, March 2022

E-charging stations in rental and condominium property

Electromobility is definitely making its way into everyday life: E-cars are booming. For a variety of reasons, many companies are considering equipping all or part of their vehicle fleets with electric vehicles. This article shows the challenges associated with electronic charging stations in this context.

Mathias Birrer, Dr. iur. Davide Pinelli

23.03.2022
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KMU-Magazin No. 01/02 January/February 2022

Social Media: When employment law strikes

Every day, social network users generate immense amounts of data and read or disseminate information. This happens in both the private and professional spheres. It is therefore not surprising that this use also gives rise to intersections with employment law. A few of these are highlighted below.

Raffael Steger, Andrea Meule

21.02.2022
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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.

Luca Eigensatz, Andrea Meule

16.12.2021
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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.

Luca Eigensatz, Andrea Meule

10.12.2021
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KMU-Magazin Nr. 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.

Luca Eigensatz, Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann

10.11.2021
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