24 juin 2019 - Conference

Conférence de Joëlle Becker au Congrès des Avocats 2019

Merci à la Fédération suisse des avocats d’avoir invité notre associée Joëlle Becker à partager, conjointement à Clara-Ann Gordon, ses réflexions quant à l’équilibre entre vie professionnelle et vie privée lors de son congrès annuel à Lucerne. Une belle opportunité d’échanger avec d’autres avocats sur des thématiques affectant notre pratique quotidienne!

18 juin 2019

Cybersecurity – New decision of the Swiss Federal Court

Cybersecurity – New decision of the Swiss Federal Court Recently, the Swiss Federal Court rendered a decision in which it considered that the unauthorized access to a password-protected third party’s email account is punishable no matter the circumstances surrounding the obtaining of the password. In this case, the Swiss Federal Court confirmed the conviction for […]

7 juin 2019

Cybersecurity and Data Protection for non-profit entities

During the Symposium of Foundations held in Thun on May 22, 2019, Vincent Pfammatter had the chance to discuss with cybersecurity expert Jean-Luc Beuchat and SwissFoundations Project Manager Aline Freiburghaus if cybersecurity and data protection were really a thing for non-profit entities (the answer is: yes!). Vincent’s presentation on data protection for non-profit entities is available […]

10 mai 2019 - Conference

Workshop on data protection law

On May 7, 2019, Adrien conducted the “First Tuesday” workshop on data protection law organized by the Geneva Bar. Participants debated on three recent cases relating to the use of new technologies handed down respectively by the European Court of Justice (C-210/16, Wirtschaftsakademie; C-345/17, Buivids) and the Swiss Federal Administrative Tribunal (A-3558/2018, Helsana+). In addition, […]

7 mai 2019 - Conference

Workshop on Digital Governance and GDPR

On Friday 3 May 2019, Adrien & Vincent spoke at the event organized by the International Geneva Welcome Center (CAGI), in collaboration with DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) on NGO Digital Capacity Building Programme. Adrien & Vincent conducted a workshop on Digital Governance and GDPR. The slides of the presentation are available upon […]

1 mai 2019 - Conference

Conférence au CEDIDAC – Usages non commerciaux de la marque sur Internet et les enjeux pour les titulaires

Sigma legal remercie chaleureusement le Cedidac – Centre du droit de l’entreprise pour l’accueil réservé à son associé Alain Alberini lors de la Demi-journée de propriété intellectuelle du 30 avril 2019 relative au thème suivant : « Internet, marques, actualités ». Lors de cette demi-journée, Alain s’est exprimé sur les Usages non commerciaux de la marque sur Internet […]

18 mars 2019 - Article

New contributions of sigma legal: Philanthropy and Data Protection; Hybrid Entities in Switzerland

In the latest special edition of Expert Focus dedicated to Philanthropy (2019/3), our Partners Vincent Pfammatter, Adrien Alberini and Kevin Guillet co-authored and contributed to various articles focused on (i) Data Protection in the Non-Profit Sector and (ii) Hybrid entities in Switzerland (entities combining for- and non-profit purposes). These contributions (in English, and one translated […]