Newsletters

Newsletters

One service that is particularly valued by clients is the publications we produce in different languages: clear, understandable articles and reports, and in-depth guides to specific legislation. Please find here our latest Lenz & Staehelin newsletters:

September 2019
Proposal for an unregulated fund category for qualified investors
On June 26, 2019, the Federal Council launched a consultation on certain amendments to the Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA).
More
September 2019
Key amendments to the draft implementing ordinances of the new Swiss Federal Financial Services Act and the Swiss Federal Financial Institutions Act
On October 24, 2018, the Swiss Federal Finance Department ("FFD") published for consultation the draft implementing ordinances of the Swiss Federal Financial Services Act and of the Swiss Federal Financial Institutions Act.
More
September 2019
New leading case regarding transfer restrictions for registered shares
In a recent new leading case (4A_623/2018 dated July 31, 2019), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court addressed a number of questions regarding the transfer restrictions for unlisted registered shares.
More
August 2019
Joint venture-party legitimized to lodge sole complaint against ComCo's prohibition decision
In its decision of June 24, 2019, the Federal Supreme Court affirms Ticketcorner Holding AG's sole legitimacy to lodge a complaint against ComCo's prohibition of the merger between its wholly-owned subsidiary Ticketcorner AG and Starticket AG.
More
July 2019
The entry into force of the 2009 Protocol to the Swiss / US treaty is likely to generate new (group) information requests
Almost ten years after its signature, the 2009 protocol to the Swiss-US treaty should enter into force.
More
July 2019
State liability: no compensation for indirect damage of shareholders
In a recently published decision (2C_809/2018), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejected damages claims brought by former shareholders of TEMPUS Privatbank Ltd based on the Swiss Federal Liability Act.
More
June 2019
Portfolio Managers under the New Swiss Financial Institutions Act
On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the new Swiss Financial Institutions Act ("FinIA"or the "Act") and the new Swiss Financial Services Act ("FinSA").
More
June 2019
New Swiss Public Procurement Law
The Swiss Parliament adopted the revised Federal Act on Public Procurement. Some significant changes compared to the previous regulation and possible effects on practice are outlined below.
More
June 2019
EMIR Refit and what it means for Swiss Counterparties
Following the European Commission's initial review of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR"), the EU legislators have agreed on certain amendments to EMIR (commonly referred to as EMIR Refit).
More
June 2019
Proposal to tighten up the Swiss Cartel Act
The Federal Council aims at tightening up the Cartel Act in order to combat the foreclosure of the Swiss market and the price discrimination against Swiss corporate customers.
More
Load more
Top