A Federal Criminal Court judge must be compensated for the legal fees that she incurred following the publication of a supervisory report by the Federal Supreme Court and statements made by its President. This decision was made by the Federal Administrative Court.
The Federal Administrative Court has upheld the decision of the Federal Communications Commission and approved the award of an additional DAB+ licence for French-speaking Switzerland to DABCOM SA. The bid submitted by DABCOM SA obtained the highest score in terms of media diversity and economic efficiency.
Naxoo SA sanctioned for abusing its dominant position
The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) upholds, in principle, the sanction imposed by the Competition Commission on Naxoo SA for abusing its dominant position. However, it reduces the amount to be paid to around CHF 3.25 million.
The Federal Administrative Court has upheld the refusal to approve the granting of residence permits to a former high-ranking Venezuelan official and his family. The court considers that the applicant represents a threat to public order and safety in Switzerland and may harm the country's reputation and international relations.
The Federal Administrative Court grants Syngenta Agro AG's requests for precautionary measures. For the time being the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office is required to refrain from denoting four degradation products of chlorothalonil as being "toxicologically relevant".
In accordance with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, the right to family life needs to be taken into consideration in the Dublin procedure even if a family member in Switzerland does not have a secure right of residence. This is what the Federal Administrative Court has decided in a landmark judgment.