Press releases 2020


Gerichtsbetrieb während der Coronakrise

In Ergänzung zum Bundesratsbeschluss hat das
Bundesverwaltungsgericht Beschlüsse zu den richterlichen Fristen und zur Zustellung von verfahrensrelevanten Akten gefasst. Den Rechtsprechungsbetrieb gewährleistet es unter anderem mit erweiterter Telearbeit


Asylum: Federal Administrative Court largely complying with new time limits

In the first year of the new Asylum Act, the Federal Administrative Court complied with the statutory time limits for processing applications for asylum in 70 per cent of cases...


Geschäftsbericht 2019: Grosse Arbeitslast und kürzere Verfahrensdauer

Gemeinsame Medienmitteilung des Bundesgerichts, des Bundesstrafgerichts, des Bundesverwaltungsgerichts und des Bundespatentgerichts zu den Geschäftsberichten 2019.


Building permit issued for the Vigie-Gonin road link

The Federal Administrative Court dismisses the appeal against the construction of the Vigie-Gonin road link. The construction of the Vigie-Gonin road link to put the t1 in exclusive right-of-way on the Rue de Genève justifies the clearing of the Flon forest.


Dublin transfers to Bulgaria: no systemic flaws but rather case-by-case analysis

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) has considered the situation of asylum seekers in Bulgaria in the context of Dublin transfers. It concluded that there are no systemic flaws in the asylum procedure and reception conditions in Bulgaria which would justify a complete suspension of transfers to that country...


Ex-parte interim measures expired

On 4 December 2019, the Federal Administrative Court used ex-parte interim measures to stop an art auction. Following a decision to dismiss the corresponding appeal, these measures now expire.


Stricter criteria for Dublin transfers to Italy

The Federal administrative Court recently ruled that the guarantees provided by the Italian authorities were not specific enough, as families requiring transfer from Switzerland to Italy no longer have access to the second-line reception centres under the new legislation.



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