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bratschi arbitration blog: Ombudsman / Mediation Organ for Financial Services Providers in Switzerland

The Financial Services Act (FinSA), in force since 1 January 2020, introduced a mandatory dispute settlement regime in the form of an ombudsman /...

15 September 2020

NEW OPENING – GENEVA OFFICE

We are increasing our consultation availability. Starting today, we will also serve you from our new Geneva office.

A: Rue du Général-Dufour 20, 1204...

01 September 2020

Blog öffentliches Verfahrensrecht: «Gross», «ansehnlich» oder doch nur «relativ gross»? Zur Legitimation bei der egoistischen Verbandsbeschwerde

Verbandsbeschwerden sind ein beliebtes Instrument, um das prozessuale Risiko zu verteilen respektive gemeinsame Interessen gebündelt vorzubringen. Für...

31 August 2020

bratschi arbitration blog: Updates to the Swiss Lex Arbitri

On 19 June 2020, the Swiss parliament enacted an amendment to chapter 12 of the Swiss Private International Law Act («PILA») governing international...

15 August 2020

Bratschi advised LHE Enterprises Ltd. in connection with the sale of online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment AG to the listed betting enterprise Esports Entertainment Group (NASDAQ: GMBL)

Argyll Entertainment AG operates within the United Kingdom and Irish markets, carrying both a UK Gambling Commission and Irish Revenue Commissioners...

13 August 2020

Blog öffentliches Verfahrensrecht: Die Ausstandspflicht von Baukommissionsmitgliedern

Das Baudepartement des Kantons St. Gallen entschied kürzlich, dass im Allgemeinen keine Ausstandspflicht für die übrigen Baukommissionsmitglieder...

31 July 2020

Bratschi assists Paragon Partners with the acquisition of the WEKA Group

Bratschi assisted Paragon Partners with the acquisition of the WEKA group with respect to its Swiss subsidiaries WEKA Business Media AG und der ZfU -...

20 July 2020

bratschi arbitration blog: Legitimate "nationality planning" or "treaty abuse" – the Swiss Federal Tribunal passes the ball back to the arbitral tribunal in its very first decision setting aside an investment treaty arbitral award

In its decision dated 25 March 2020 (decision 4A_306/2019) the Swiss Federal Tribunal set aside for the very first time an investment treaty arbitral...

15 July 2020

Bratschi advised DOCOMO Digital, a subsidiary of Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DOCOMO in connection with the sale of its Solution business division to Digital Virgo

DOCOMO Digital, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, is a leading full service provider for payment solutions and mobile value-added services....

02 July 2020

Blog öffentliches Verfahrensrecht: End-, Teil- und Zwischenentscheid: Die Last der Rechtssuchenden

Wenn eine Rechtsmittelinstanz in einem Verfahren einzig eine Teilfrage entscheidet und z.B. die Sache an die Verwaltungsbehörde zurückweist, damit...

30 June 2020

bratschi arbitration blog: Energy Arbitration

What makes energy disputes so well suited to arbitration? The answer lies within the energy sector itself, by nature the energy sector is a primordial...

15 June 2020

Bratschi advises Indian Clean Tech Startup h2e Power with its acquisition of Swiss Fuel Cell specialist Hexis AG

Bratschi advised Indian Clean Tech Startup h2e Power with its acquisition of Swiss Fuel Cell specialist Hexis AG through its German Subsidiary mPower...

09 June 2020