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No reduction in speed limit between Zürich-Nord and Brüttisellen

01.12.2021

No reduction in speed limit between Zürich-Nord and Brüttisellen

Lowering the speed limit at night on Switzerland’s busiest motorway would be disproportionate. This among others is the conclusion reached by the Federal Administrative Court in two rulings.

Dublin procedure: families may once again be transferred to Italy

22.10.2021

Dublin procedure: families may once again be transferred to Italy

Following Italy’s reversal of the "Salvini Decree", Switzerland may once again transfer families with underage children to Italy under the provisions of the Dublin system. This was decided by the Federal Administrative Court in a reference ruling.

“Public Clouds” award: contracts may be concluded

20.10.2021

“Public Clouds” award: contracts may be concluded

In an interim decision, the Federal Administrative Court rejects Google’s request to grant suspensive effect to its appeal. The Federal Office for Buildings and Logistics may therefore conclude the Public Cloud contracts with the selected tenderers.


05.10.2021

Swisscom must comply with fibre-optic standards

The Federal Administrative Court confirms the precautionary measures ordered by the Competition Commission against Swisscom, according to which the existing standards for the expansion of the fibre-optic network have to be observed.

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15.09.2021

Zurich Airport: Night traffic must be reviewed

The Federal Administrative Court largely upholds the appeal against the partial approval of the 2014 operating regulations of Zurich Airport. The noise exposure in the evening and nighttime hours was not properly mapped and must be determined anew.

03.09.2021

Simplified naturalisation not (yet) accessible to registered partners

The Federal Administrative Court confirmed the decision of the State Secretariat for Migration not to consider an application for simplified naturalisation filed by a man living in a registered partnership. At the same time, the Court found that this decision violated the prohibition of discrimination under international law and waived the appellant’s legal costs.


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