Corporate Law Reform 2020 – Synopsis
Legal Update Series On the Swiss Corporate Law Reform
This legal update is part of a series summarising the most important upcoming amendments to Swiss corporate law in a condensed form as relevant for legal practitioners. Previously published legal updates can be found on our website at Corporate Law Reform 2020. New legal updates on the Corporate Law Reform are regularly mailed to our subscribers and published on our website.
The synopsis provides an overview of the amendments to the Code of Obligations that have entered into force since January 1, 2021 and will enter into force until 2023 as a result of the Corporate Law Reform 2020. In addition, there is a separate synopsis on the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation in Listed Stock Corporations (OaEC). The comparison in German language is available for download as a PDF via the link below.
Overview of the Code of Obligations
In three columns, the synopsis shows the status of the corporate law as of April 1, 2020, the status of the corporate law after full entry into force of the Corporate Law Reform 2020 and all changes between the first two columns in redline format.
Overview of the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation in Listed Stock Corporations (OaEC)
In three columns, the synopsis shows the status of the OaEC as of January 1, 2014, the status of the corresponding provisions in the corporate law after the full entry into force of the Corporate Law Reform 2020 and all changes between the first two columns in redline format.
Authors: Severin Roelli (Partner), Odette Geldof (Junior Associate), Alexander Batschwaroff (Junior Associate)
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