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Key Highlights of the Modernization of the Commercial Register, Effective 1 January 2021

As of 1 January 2021, the legal framework governing the commercial register in Switzerland has been modernized. The new rules primarily comprise amendments to the Swiss Code of Obligations (CO, article 927 et seq.) and to the Commercial Register Ordinance (CRO). The author highlights the key changes that the new rules did—and did not—bring about.

By Daniel Häusermann* (Reference: CapLaw-2021-17)