BSI case: FINMA’s approach is incomprehensible

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BSI case: FINMA’s approach is incomprehensible

In 2016, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority detected serious violations of supervisory provisions on the part of Banca della Svizzera Italiana and ordered the confiscation of CHF 95 million...

Determining the country responsible for ruling on a family’s asylum claims


Determining the country responsible for ruling on a family’s asylum claims

The Dublin system offers the necessary flexibility to ensure that a family is not separated during an asylum procedure, even when its members lodge their claims in two different countries...

French-language book marketers-distributors sanctioned


Revocation of an entry ban on issued by fedpol

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court quashes a decision by fedpol to ban a French national from entering Switzerland due to his supposed radicalisation. Fedpol was found to have violated the appellant’s right to access his file.

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French-language book marketers-distributors sanctioned

The Federal Administrative Court confirms the sanctions handed down by the Competition Commission to five marketers-distributors of books written in French that operate in Switzerland, due to impediments to parallel imports. It reduces the sanctions handed down regarding four of them. The sanctions amount to approximately CHF 14.3 million.


Jurisdiction for outpatient flat-rate contributions for services

Outpatient flat-rate contributions for services applicable throughout Switzerland are to be approved by the Federal Council. This was decided by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court and thus confirms a decision by Thurgau Cantonal Council, which did not address a corresponding application concerning ophthalmic surgery.


SFAO deemed to have violated the right to a fair hearing

The Swiss Federal Audit Office failed to include two affected people in an administrative investigation into the sureties for the Swiss Maritime Fleet and to grant them the right to a fair hearing. The Swiss Federal Administrative Court (FAC) has instructed the Swiss Department for Economic Affairs to remove all sections from the final report that refer to the two complainants.


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