Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

Swiss blocking statute: “The perfect catch-22”

By Waithera Junghae

15 July 2019

Swiss blocking statute: “The perfect catch-22”   Credit: iStock.com/extravagantni

Companies based in Switzerland should take all the necessary steps to comply with Swiss law before they hand over information to foreign authorities during investigations or face the consequences, local lawyers say.