Swiss business regulations are what governs the duties of most employees within a company. The following Codes and Acts dictate the responsibilities of employees within businesses.
- the company's Articles of Association
- the Swiss Code of Obligations;
- the Criminal Code;
- the Federal Act on Mergers, Demergers, Transformations and Transfers of Assets;
There a set of more complex and sophisticated regulations and directions given by the Swiss government to companies which are listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange. These can include; listing regulations, financial reporting, listing maintenance and other regulations.
There are also a few non-binding codes which are mainly used as guidelines for businesses in Switzerland, the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance is one of these. It outlines the management of Swiss companies.
More information can be found on our website or by contacting one of our specialised Swiss consultants.