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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Irene Suter-Sieber

Irene Suter-Sieber

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

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Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

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Irène Suter-Sieber has substantial experience in employment litigation, with a particular focus on top executive compensation and employee incentive plans. She advises Swiss and international companies on all aspects of employment law, in particular, drafting of employment agreements and personnel regulations, termination of executives, restrictive covenants, 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

Articles

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
Walder Wyss Ltd., 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...

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