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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Irène Suter-Sieber

Irène Suter-Sieber

Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Data Protection
  • Employment
  • Financial Services

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

WSG Leadership

Corporate & Commercial
Co-Chair
Data Protection
Co-Chair
Employment
Co-Chair
Financial Services
Co-Chair
Industry & Commerce
Co-Chair
Insurance
Co-Chair
Litigation
Co-Chair
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile
Irène Suter-Sieber is an employment law partner and member of the Management Board (Hiring Partner) at Walder Wyss.

She has extensive experience in representing clients in court in employment law related civil proceedings. She advises Swiss and international companies on all aspects of employment law, in particular, in the drafting of employment contracts, personnel regulations and employee participation programmes, in executive compensation matters, in the enforcement of restrictive covenants, terminations, restructurings such as transfers of undertakings and mass dismissals, international employee transfers, personnel lease as well as employment-related internal investigations, social security and data protection issues.

After completing her studies of law at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 2006) and her piano studies at the Zurich School of Music (Musician MH, 2006), she was admitted to the bar (2009) and received her doctorate at the University of Zurich in 2012 (summa cum laude, awarded the Prof. Walther Hug Prize and Issekutz Prize). Before joining Walder Wyss, Irène Suter-Sieber worked at a leading Swiss law firm in Zurich for eight years.

Irène Suter-Sieber speaks German, English and French. She is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice at all Swiss courts.
Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial | Data Protection | Employment | Financial Services | Industry & Commerce | Insurance | Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments


Groupe Mutuel vor Übernahme der Vorsorgetätigkeiten von Swiss Risk & Care

Erfolgreicher Abschluss der Weiterbildung als Fachanwälte SAV Arbeitsrecht

Viseca spaltet Kartengeschäft in Issuing und einen Dienstleister

Zalando SE übernimmt 3D-Body-Scan Start-up Fision AG

Groupe Mutuel erwirbt Mehrheitsbeteiligung am Versicherungsberater Neosana

Sunrise übernimmt den Web-TV-Pionier Wilmaa

Filtration Group erwirbt Oxyphen

Beförderungen bei Walder Wyss


Articles

What Happens if the Employee does not Consent to Short-Time Work?
, April 2020

Short-time work compensation is a crucial component of the governmental COVID-19 rescue package for Swiss economy. The Swiss Federal Council in this context has recently enacted several formal facilitations and expanded the circle of entitled employees. Nevertheless, the requirement of obtaining the employees’ consent to short-time work remains central in several aspects.   Read the entire article below...

What Happens if the Employee does not Consent to Short-Time Work?
Walder Wyss Ltd., April 2020

Short-time work compensation is a crucial component of the governmental COVID-19 rescue package for Swiss economy. The Swiss Federal Council in this context has recently enacted several formal facilitations and expanded the circle of entitled employees. Nevertheless, the requirement of obtaining the employees’ consent to short-time work remains central in several aspects.   Read the entire article below...

The Coronavirus has Serious Consequences for the Swiss Economy
, March 2020

Tourism and event industries are suffering and it is expected that manufacturing enterprises will soon be affected as well. Short-time work can provide a remedy and reduce the economic consequences of the coronavirus for employers and employees...

Additional Articles


Datenschutzzweckwidrige Auskunftsbegehren im Arbeitsverhältnis: Rechtslage unter geltendem und revidiertem Datenschutzgesetz
Das Arbeitsverhältnis beim Betriebsübergang: Zum Spielraum für Anpassungen des Personalbestands und Vertragsänderungen bei Betriebsübergängen nach Art. 333 OR
Ferien und Feiertage während Kurzarbeit
Unternehmen und Arbeitnehmer im Home-Office – Flexibilisierung der Arbeit
«Sind Sie gegen das Coronavirus geimpft?»
Ich würde diesen Weg ohne zu zögern wieder beschreiten
Wie viel «Mitarbeiter-Tracking» ist erlaubt?
Wenn das Begehren des Arbeitnehmers um Herausgabe seines Personaldossiers in eine «Sackgasse» mündet
«Dead End» of an Employee’s Information Request Concerning their Personnel File
The Job Reporting Obligation Will Become More Important in 2021
Die Stellenmeldepflicht wird im Jahr 2021 an Bedeutung gewinnen
Employment 2020: Switzerland - Trends and Developments
Employment 2020 - Chapter Switzerland
Corporate Client Event
Schrems II: Was gilt neu für den Transfer von Mitarbeiterdaten von der Schweiz ins Ausland?
What does Schrems II mean for the transfer of employee data by Swiss businesses abroad?
Lohn und Kurzarbeitsentschädigung während Kurzarbeit
What happens if the employee does not consent to shorttime work?
Was, wenn der Arbeitnehmer der Kurzarbeit nicht zustimmt?
The coronavirus has serious consequences for the Swiss economy
Das Coronavirus hat gravierende Folgen für die Schweizer Wirtschaft
Appropriation Art – Parodiert, transformiert oder doch nur billig kopiert?
«Blurred Lines» v. «Got to Give it Up» – Plagiat oder Hommage?
Chambers Employment 2018 Guide - Switzerland
Chambers Employment 2019 Guide - Switzerland 2nd Edition
Chambers Employment 2019 Guide
Die Hörmarke: Schutzvoraussetzungen und Schutzinhalte nach schweizerischem Recht
Wann sind Hörzeichen unterscheidungskräftig, wann dienen sie lediglich der allgemeinen Kaufreizförderung? - Kommentar zu BGE 135 III 359 (MELODIE) mit sieben Tönen


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