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Sanction against Lauber reduced

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Sanction against Lauber reduced

The Supervisory Authority for the Office of the Attorney General sanctioned Attorney General Michael Lauber with a salary reduction of 8% for the duration of one year due to various breaches of official duty. The Federal Administrative Court upholds part of the accusations raised and reduces the sanction by three per cent.

Administrative assistance to France: UBS’s status as a party revoked

Administrative assistance to France: UBS’s status as a party revoked

The Swiss Federal Tax Administration has rightly revoked UBS’s status as a party to the ongoing proceedings regarding a request for administrative assistance from France. This is the conclusion that the Federal Administrative Court has come to and it rejects the appeal of UBS.

Fair process in family asylum procedures

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Fair process in family asylum procedures

In a landmark judgment, the Federal Administrative Court acknowledged the existence of a new specific circumstance that goes against the granting of family asylum. In addition, it considered that ...


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Triage in connection with accelerated asylum procedures

The Federal Administrative Court approves the appeal of an asylum seeker whose procedures were dealt with and decided on an accelerated basis. Despite the complexity of the case, the State Secretariat for Migration had not opted for extended procedures, resulting in only a short time limit of 7 working days to file an appeal instead of the standard 30 calendar days.

Commander of a border guard region rightly transferred

The command of the Swiss Border Guard transferred the commander of Region IV to another location and another role at the end of 2018. The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) confirms the disciplinary measures imposed.

The allocation to a specific federal centre does not deprive an asylum seeker of his right to liberty

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court rules that the allocation to the specific centre in Les Verrières ordered by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) and the measures imposed as part of the operation of the centre do not deprive the appellant of their right to liberty...


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