Katja Christ strengthens our team

We are pleased to announce the appointment to our team of Katja Christ, who joins us as a Partner. Katja Christ specializes in the areas of health and remedy law. Her in-depth support and advice in this field comes from a background of many years’ experience in administration and politics. She has proven skills [...]

2022-09-24T13:13:34+02:0011. January, 2018|Current, News about us|

Alexandra Vonarb becomes a clerk at the rent arbitration board

We congratulate our staff member Alexandra Vonarb on her new role as an extraordinary writer for the Basel-Stadt State Arbitration Board for rent disputes. The appointment took effect on 1 January 2018. Her additional involvement with the arbitration board, in addition to her work as a lawyer in our law firm, underlines her specialization [...]

2022-09-24T13:13:34+02:008. January, 2018|Current, Leasehold law, News about us|

Our attorneys support non-profit organizations

BALEX's attorneys regularly support non-profit institutions such as the voluntary preservation of historical monuments, the Foundation Eye Clinic or the Animal Welfare of both Basel cantons. Another project is the fruit juice producer in Hellikon. As the Aargauer and the Neue Fricktaler Zeitung reported, the historic ‘Mosti’ in Hellikon was put back into operation [...]

2019-02-14T17:08:49+01:0028. November, 2017|Current, News about us|

Boris Becker strikes back in the NZZ

Boris Becker gives his first big exclusive interview in the NZZ after the bankruptcy report. He comments on the dispute with the bank in the UK and the legal proceedings against Hans-Dieter Cleven in Zug. Becker points out that he is particularly at odds with the bank over the level of interest rates; the [...]

2019-02-02T14:57:15+01:005. November, 2017|Current, Economy|

Hard conviction against assistance

The Cantonal Court of Baselland has sentenced an assistant to three years' imprisonment for embezzlement of Mündel funds. The five-member chamber followed the appeal of the public prosecutor's office. Experts consider the verdict to be severe. The Court justified the severity by referring to the publicity this case will attract as a warning to [...]

2019-02-02T15:34:54+01:0027. September, 2017|Criminal law, Current|

Price agreements between SME companies

Again and again, SMEs and trading firms agree on fixed prices, e.g. for tenders. Agreements or "coordinated action" among market participants is always delicate from the point of view of antitrust law per se. The German Cartel Act (KG) explicitly prohibits agreements which (a) eliminate or b) unlawfully restrict competition (Art. 5 KG). Agreements [...]

2019-02-02T15:32:55+01:005. September, 2017|Antitrust law, Company, Current|
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