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BianchiSchwald is currently sponsoring the UZH Moot Court Team, consisting of Ms. Ann-Kathrin Fischer, Ms. Alina Martalogu, Ms. Louise Schmidt and Ms. Daria Shylova and supported by Mr. Michael Toscanelli, in view of its participation in the Vis Moot Court 2023 in Hong Kong. A successful trial run with the arbitrators Dr. Christoph Gasser, Mr. Cyrill Süess and Dr. Richard Meyer of BianchiSchwald as well as spectators of the BianchiSchwald team took place in our Zurich office on March 17, 2023.
Comme plus de 260 professionnels de l'immobilier lémanique, nous serons présents au MIPIM 2023, le plus grand rassemblement international des leaders de l’immobilier, à Cannes.
Nos avocats experts en Immobilier et Construction ainsi qu'en Energie et Environnement, Yves de Coulon et Thierry Amy, se réjouissent de vous rencontrer du 14 au 17 mars sur le stand de l’association Horizon Léman.
BianchiSchwald is currently sponsoring the HSG Moot Court Team, consisting of Mr. Filippo Börner and Mr. Manuel J. Constam and supported by Ms. Tanja Wohlgemuth and Mr. Fabio von May, in view of its participation in the Vis Moot Court 2023 in Vienna. A successful trial run with the arbitrators Dr. Christoph Gasser, Mr. Cyrill Süess and Ms. Tamara Rechsteiner of BianchiSchwald as well as spectators of the BianchiSchwald team took place in our Zurich office on March 2, 2023.
Once again, our Partner and Head of Intellectual Property, Christoph Gasser, obtains the Gold distinction in Enforcement and Litigation in the 2023 World Trademark Review 1000 guide : "Christoph is a passionate litigator and one of the very best IP lawyers in Switzerland, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and of court practice. He grasps the key issues in any given case and navigates matters to a speedy resolution. He’s precise, strategic, well-connected globally, business minded and, on top of it all, very pleasant to work with."
BianchiSchwald has also been awarded with the Silver distinction in this area and congratulates the IP team for their hard work and valuable contribution to making us stand out as a leading firm in Switzerland.
Since the revision of the law on the organization of the judiciary in August 2022, extraordinary prosecutors from other cantons may be called upon in the event of a criminal complaint against a Geneva magistrate.
In an article published in the Tribune de Genève, Partner Jean-Marc Carnicé, former Chairman of the Geneva Bar and Head of the Litigation and Arbitration department at BianchiSchwald, explains the usefulness of this new system, particularly in terms of impartiality and independence from the parties.
The Swiss Code of Criminal Procedure (CCP), which came into force 10 years ago, is currently being revised. Our Partner, Jean-Marc Carnicé, Head of Litigation and Arbitration department, contributed to the book "Strafprozessrecht, 10 Jahre Schweizerische StPO", published in 2022 by Schulthess. This book presents proposals for adaptations of the CPP in order to improve its practical application.