SBB awarded advertising spaces for third parties lawfully

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SBB awarded advertising spaces for third parties lawfully

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court rejects the appeal of the TX Group regarding the licence for the use of SBB-advertising spaces for third-parties awarded to Allgemeine Plakatgesellschaft.

TV commercial does not violate ban on political advertising

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TV commercial does not violate ban on political advertising

CH Media’s television stations have been found not to have violated the ban on political advertising before public votes in 2020. This ruling by the Federal Administrative Court is based on an assessment of a TV commercial.

New Axenstrasse: appeal dismissed

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New Axenstrasse: appeal dismissed

The Federal Administrative Court has dismissed an appeal lodged by environmental associations against the planning approval of the “N04 Neue Axenstrasse” project. This is the Court’s first ruling on the applicability of the Alpine Convention to an infrastructure project.


Asylum: federal subsidies to cantons

In the event of a non justifiable expiry of the statutory time limit for Dublin transfers, the Confederation may cancel the subsidies paid to the cantons.

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Sports on pay-TV: Sanction of CHF 71.8 million confirmed

In 2016, the Competition Commission imposed a sanction amounting to CHF 71.8 million on Swisscom, Cinetrade and Teleclub for anti-competitive behaviour in connection with football and ice hockey broadcasting. The Federal Administrative Court essentially dismisses the appeal and confirms the sanction to be paid.


Dismissal confirmed for members of the Special Forces

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) confirms the dismissal of four members of the Special Forces Command who refused vaccination against Covid-19.


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