Borel & Barbey takes an active part in the development of the legal community, in particular by regularly contributing to specialized literature, participating to conferences and through its involvement in the academic world.

This section provides an overview of legal news related to Borel & Barbey, particularly recent cases of the firm, conferences and publications.

LAST - NOVEMBER 15, 2021

Civil procedure workshops

As part of the workshops on the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) organized by the committee of the Young Bar of Geneva, Me Paul Hanna co-animated with Me Aude Longet-Cornuz, on November 4, 2021 a workshop presenting practical advice concerning the participation of third parties in the procedure, for the attention of lawyers and trainee lawyers.

LAST - NOVEMBER 15, 2021
30 NOVEMBER 2023

The fatal weapon of the legal mortgage

Patrick Blaser comments in Le Journal de l’Immobilier on the landmark decision of August 30, 2023, rendered by the Swiss Supreme Court (ATF 5A_203/2023).   This decision outlines the rules to be followed by a real estate developer whose invoices are unpaid and who intends, as a guarantee, to secure the registration of a legal…


22 NOVEMBER 2023

The future of the art market

📢 Upcoming Conference   Tomorrow, 23 November 2023, Anne Laure Bandle will speak at the Schulthess Forum Kunst im Recht 2023 in Zurich.   The panel, also composed of Jonathan Levy, Pascal Schneidinger and moderated by Dr Herbert Pfortmüller, will address the topic of «The future of the art market from a legal, economic and art…


21 NOVEMBER 2023

Fideuram and Man Group become partners in Asteria

Italian bank Fideuram – Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking (Fideuram) has completed the sale of a 51% participation in Asteria Investment Managers (Asteria), a Geneva-based impact investing asset manager, to Man Group Holdings Limited (Man Group), a UK-based worldwide investment management company.   Asteria, now a joint venture between Fideuram and Man Group, will focus on…


14 NOVEMBER 2023

At the Interface Between Inheritance and Corporate Law

We are pleased to announce that our associate, Dr. Julia Henninger, will be giving a conference today alongside Dr. Sara Zahner. This event, titled “At the Interface Between Inheritance and Corporate Law,” is organized by the Zurich Bar Association and will take place at the Blue Monkey Restaurant (Stüssihofstatt 3, 8001 Zürich) at 5:30. The conference will explore…


02 NOVEMBER 2023

Enguerrand Collignon is appointed as associate

We are thrilled to announce that Enguerrand Collignon has been promoted to associate after successfully passing the bar exam. He completed an 18-month internship with our Firm. Enguerrand will join the tax department of Borel & Barbey. More information. We congratulate him and extend him our best wishes for a promising career.


01 NOVEMBER 2023

IEI Master

Congratulations to Barbara Pochinu Carta for the successful completion of her IEI – Institut d’études immobilières Master degree.   This postgraduate-level education is intended for real estate professionals from different backgrounds. It takes a multidisciplinary approach by combining classes in economics and finance, law, architecture, real estate development, as well as property appraisal, all taught…