COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

For many months now, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on all our lives. In these difficult economic times, it is particularly important for companies to find answers to legal questions quickly. For this reason, we have compiled an initial overview of all relevant topics in the following summaries. Please note, however, that these are only general summaries which cannot and should not replace legal advice.

We have set up a COVID-19 task force, which can advise and support you in all questions related to COVID-19 or the resulting business and legal challenges. Your persons of contact can also be reached as before under their usual contact details. Do not hesitate to contact us and stay healthy!


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COVID-19 in the workplace

The handling of isolation of suspected cases, positive SARS-CoV-2 tested persons and contacts in companies is handled differently in each case. This article is intended to provide an overview of when to isolate and on how to continue operations. A key element in the containment of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is the correct procedure for companies…

Legal consequences for rent and lease of the measures taken in relation to Coronavirus Does the lessee still have to pay rent or lease if a business is closed by the authorities due to COVID-19 or if a ban on entering the premises has been imposed? On 15 March 2020, temporary bans on entering the…

On Friday, 20 March 2020, the National Council passed the 2nd COVID-19 Act to address the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis; on Saturday, 21 March 2020, the Act was also passed by the Federal Council and announced on the same day. Most of the associated measures came into force on Sunday, 22 March 2020.   In addition,…