New ESG rules in Switzerland: how to mitigate the risk of criminal liability | Bär & Karrer

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New ESG disclosure and due diligence rules On 1 January 2022, the indirect counterproposal to the so-called Responsible Business Initiative has been introduced in the Swiss Code of Obligations (CO). The new rules in articles 964a ff. CO require that companies of public interest domiciled in Switzerland, such as listed companies and large companies supervised …

Recent changes in the Swiss financial litigation landscape | Bär & Karrer

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A new piece of regulation: the entry into force of the FinSA and FinIA While the financial regulation landscape, inclusive of compliance, has kept evolving and increasing in the past 20 years, the architectural skeleton of the Swiss regulation landscape in this industry was entirely reviewed with the entry into force of two new bills …