DECISION OF THE SWISS FEDERAL COURT OF JUNE 20, 2018 WHICH CONFIRMS THE INVALIDITY OF A BUILDING PERMIT DELIVERED BY THE MUNICIPALITY MORE THAN 20 YEARS BEFORE AND SENDS BACK THE CASE TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANTON OF VALAIS TO EXAMINE THE CONDITIONS FOR A DEMOLITION ORDER   10.10.18

In 1995, the Municipal Council of C. delivers a building permit for four chalets in a building area. The very next day, the plot is declared as being outside the...

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Criminal mismanagement as a result of a breach of the duty to account   24.09.18

In its decision of 14 August 2018 (6B_689/2016), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court held for the first time that the breach of the duty to account is a criminal offence....

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ARE YOU READY FOR THE GDPR?   9.05.18

17 days to go before the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (« GDPR ») will come into effect on May 25, 2018. Yet, many businesses have not been brought...

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