Author: Rebecca Stempel

Compensation for the Effect of Damage on the Market Value of Real Estate

A reduction in market value due to damage is understood to be the reduction in the market value of an item caused by a damaging event, which occurs independently of its technical or functional impairment...

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The Importance of a Child’s Will in Rulings On Visiting Rights

According to Art. 273 of the Swiss Civil Code, parents who are not granted parental care or custody are entitled to reasonable contact with their minor children and their children are entitled to contact with them...

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The Corporate Law Effects of the Corona Crisis on Companies

The Federal Council has classified the situation in Switzerland as “extraordinary” due to the Corona crisis and has prohibited private events in accordance with COVID-19 Ordinance 2 ...

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The Coronavirus and Rent Reductions for Commercial Premises

In recent days, the Federal Council has ordered drastic measures to combat the increasing spread of the Coronavirus. In particular, the bans on events and operations are posing a major challenge to many companies. Business tenants and landlords ...

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Challenging a Termination Notice for the Family Home

The family home is at the centre of married and family life. If the landlord terminates the lease agreement for a family home, the question arises under which conditions the tenants can con-test the termination....

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