SUBJECT AREAS

Occupational pensions

As one of the few business lawyers’ offices in Switzerland we possess proven expert competence and experience in pension fund law.

Examples of our experience:
  • Support of pension funds in connection with demanding legal problems
  • Adaptation the structure of pension funds to present realities including the amendment of documents or reshuffling of property portfolios and related tax questions
  • Acting as trustees for pension funds, particularly during reorganization phases/liquidations of pension funds
  • Drafting and examination of pension fund contracts and regulations
  • Support in handling of partial liquidations
  • Liability actions against corporate bodies
  • Recovery of retrocessions
  • Drafting of expert opinions for pension funds
  • Participation in the board of trustees of pension funds as well as vested benefits schemes and other pension plans
  • Due diligence for firms with respect to risks from occupational pensions
  • Overseeing of firms during company transfers and help with questions of occupational pensions
  • Advice to firms and senior employees in questions of international competence and planning of creation of provision for old age