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Standard of proof too high for killing the alpha wolf of a pack

27.01.2023

Standard of proof too high for killing the alpha wolf of a pack

The Federal Administrative Court clarifies the basic question of whether only genetic DNA evidence is admissible for enabling the killing of a parent animal in the wolf pack.

Price collusion in airfreight transport partially confirmed

20.12.2022

Price collusion in airfreight transport partially confirmed

The Federal Administrative Court confirms that in the airfreight sector price collusion had partially taken place, but reduces the fines imposed by the Competition Commission. It also lifts a ban prohibiting airlines from exchanging relevant information.

The Court confirms a 20-year ban on entry

15.12.2022

The Court confirms a 20-year ban on entry

An Italian national was repeatedly convicted of sexual abuse against minors. The Federal Administrative Court confirms the 20-year ban on entry ordered against him.


07.12.2022

Adaptation of the waiting period for family reunification

Henceforth, the statutory three-year waiting period for family reunification may no longer be strictly and automatically applied in the case of persons temporarily admitted to Switzerland. The Federal Administrative Court is bringing its case-law into line with a judgment handed down by the European Court of Human Rights.

01.12.2022

Competence of the SEM to order a ban on entry

Following the coming into force of the provisions of the Swiss Criminal Code relating to the federal popular initiative on the expulsion of foreign criminals, the powers of the State Secretariat for Migration in the matter of entry bans have been modified. The Federal Administrative Court has clarified these responsibilities in a recent judgment.

10.11.2022

Compensation awarded for personal injury

In 2014, a pregnant Syrian was ordered to return to Italy from Brig despite suffering pain. The Swiss Border Guard refrained from calling for medical assistance. The Federal Administrative Court has therefore awarded her financial compensation.


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