NORDIA Law advises top striker Benie Traoré on a historical transfer to Sheffield United in the Premier League

The Ivorian football player Benie Traoré has signed a four-year contract with the English Premier League club Sheffield United after a succesfull spell in the Swedish side BK Häcken in Gothenburg, where he scored 12 goals in his 14 last appearances in Allsvenskan this year. NORDIA Law has successfully advised Benie Traoré and his agency....

Workplace Accommodations Expanded Through Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Effective June 27, 2023, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a new federal law passed to promote women’s health and economic security. Specifically, it grants covered employees the affirmative right to receive reasonable accommodations for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions absent an “undue hardship” on the employer. In determining....

14th Zurich Practitioners’ Day for Construction Law of the Europa Institute

The BGPartner partners Olivier Bula and Oliver Gnehm shared their experiences on “Dealing with guarantees in construction contracts” during a presentation at the 14th Zurich Practitioners’ Day for Construction Law of the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich (EIZ). Among other things, they presented the results of a survey on the term “guarantee”, which....

Proud Partner at the World’s Toughest Row

“The World’s Toughest Row” is the ultimate rowing competition across the Pacific ocean. 14 teams gather to test themselves against mother nature and to compete the 4,500 kilometers from California to Hawaii. BGPartner is proud to be a partner of the Swiss Kiwi Fondue Team. Kiwi Fondue won the World’s Toughest Row with an incredible....

First comprehensive empirical study: “How do Swiss executives negotiate?”

Negotiations are in everybody’s mind. Hardly a report in the news, a field report from the business world or a further training course fails to mention this topic. The relevance of negotiation skills in professional life across all industries and companies seems undisputed. Nevertheless, little is known about how executives actually negotiate in the Swiss....