Digital assemblies are now possible, but are the “big ones” ready for it? Switzerland’s attractiveness as a location for business would benefit.
With the “Ordinance 2 on measures to combat coronavirus (COVID-19)”, it is legally possible to carry out all types of assemblies and meetings entirely digitally in Switzerland for the very first time. This approach, which is unusual for local standards, is initially limited in time until 19 April 2020. It is worth taking a look at the new possibilities. A classification of Art. 6a COVID-19-Ordinance.
IT law as a compliance task
What does the expression “IT law as a compliance task” mean in practice? In the accompanying slides, Perica Grasarevic addresses two specific examples: The application of data disclosure rules outside the DPA using the “Helsana +” app and compliance with data protection legislation when using the “Whatsapp” app in a business. The slides were originally created for the 46th Swiss Compliance Officer Meeting where Perica Grasarevic spoke on IT law.