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BALEX awarded Top Law Firm 2018

Bilanz and Le Temps have named Balex the top law firm of 2018. The evaluation was based on a survey by other lawyers (peer-to-peer) and recommendations from clients, from 31 different legal fields in Switzerland. The individual results can be found in the supplement to the balance sheet 05/2018. Top law firms 2018 [...]

2019-02-02T15:45:08+01:0016. May, 2018|Current, Media law, News about us|

Admeira – unholy alliance or model for the future?

Dr Jascha Schneider-Marfels represents Tamedia and the Swiss Media Association before the Federal Court in the case of Admeira v. SRG (see also BVerG A-1703/2016). He has recently published on this topic in the trade journal‘Medialex‘. In his article, he presents the current status of the process and the discussion. Further Dr. Jascha Schneider-Marfels [...]

2019-02-02T15:15:09+01:0011. July, 2017|Current, Media law|

The Hirschmann case: Federal Court finds in favour of Carl Hirschmann’s appeal in part

The Hirschmann case continues to occupy the courts. In a recent decision , the Federal Supreme Court decided in favour of a complaint brought by Carl Hirschmann against ‘20 Minuten’ or ‘Tamedia’ over long distances. The decision was overturned for reassessment by the Zurich Commercial Court. From the aspect of profit distribution in particular, [...]

2019-02-02T15:19:24+01:0024. June, 2017|Current, Media law|

Assessment of the Like decision by our media expert

The Watson platform interviewed Dr. Jascha Schneider-Marfels, media expert within our law firm alongside Tobias Treyer, about the ‘Like decision’: It is clear to him that freedom of expression must not be curtailed. The right to freedom of expression should also be given greater emphasis by the courts. ‘Our society is far too squeamish. [...]

2019-02-02T15:38:36+01:001. June, 2017|Current, Media law|