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  • Municipalities regain control
    In an article published in the latest legal column of Tout l’Immobilier, Patrick Blaser writes about the right of Geneva municipalities to decide what can or cannot be built in their villa zones.The...
  • Contemporary Arbitration at Art Basel?
    Anne Laure Bandle contributed to the latest issue of the Swiss Arbitration Association’s journal with an article on "Arbitrage contemporain à Art Basel ?" (38 ASA Bulletin 3/2020) co-authored with Marion Paris. In...
  • Covid-19: are reductions in rent justified?
    The article written by Patrick Blaser "Lockdown ordered by Bern - Covid-19: are reductions in rent justified?" has been published in the new edition of Prestige Immobilier. He develops the diametrically opposed legal assessments of the Covid-19 Ordinances of tenants and lenders. To access the...

  • Succession: pitfalls to avoid
    The article written by Patrick Blaser “Succession: pitfalls to avoid” has been published in the latest issue of L’Actualité Immobilière. He warns of the pitfalls in matters of succession and give some advice, including...
  • m3 Groupe Holding SA – Investment in Technis SA
    Borel & Barbey advised m3 Groupe Holding SA (https://m-3.group/) in relation to its investment of CHF 2 million in the Lausanne based start-up Technis SA and the execution of an exclusive distribution agreement with the company.  
  • Copyright Act
    The partial revision of the Swiss Copyright Act (CA) came into force on 1 April 2020. Its main aim is to adapt copyright to the digital age, in particular by strengthening the fight against online piracy of protected works. To access the newsletter please click on the icon below.