COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Update – Litigation: Suspension of debt enforcement proceedings and potential measures in the judicial sector

March 2020

On 18 March 2020, the Swiss Federal Council declared the suspension of limitation periods for the entire Swiss debt collection system, in accordance with article 62 of the Swiss Federal Act on Debt Collection and Bankruptcy (DEBA / SchKG / LP). The suspension will be in effect from 19 March 2020, 7 a.m., until midnight of 4 April 2020.

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