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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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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.

Raffael Steger, Luca Eigensatz

05.11.2021
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KMU-Magazin No. 09, September 2021

Extended testamentary freedom for testator

At the end of 2020, the Parliament adopted the revised law of succession. The aim of the revision was to do more justice to today's diverse forms of life. The article deals with these newly won freedoms and shows whether there is a need for action for testators who have already disposed of their estate by means of a will or a contract of succession.

Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann, Andrea Meule

22.10.2021
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krfacts October Edition 2021

Supplementary benefits and kinship benefits

In addition to AHV, IV and helplessness allowances, the social foundation of our state also includes supplementary benefits (EL for short). If the pension income and assets are not sufficient to cover the minimum living costs, it is necessary to check whether there is a claim for supplementary benefits.

Dr. iur. Markus Kaufmann, Andrea Meule

18.10.2021
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