6. December 2021

Set up a charitable foundation

There are around 13,400 charitable foundations in Switzerland. Their aims are just as diverse as the people and organisations that established them or profit from them. But what exactly is a foundation? And how can I set one up?

17. July 2017

The loan agreement – what happens after death?

When we hear the word loan, we think of a bank loan. But money is also regularly lent within families or between friends. However, not many people think about what happens if the borrower dies. This could prove to be an expensive mistake.

28. June 2017

The way to inheritance – how does an inheritance work?

After the death of a loved one, an inheritance and the community of heirs face each other. But who gets what only becomes clear when the estate is divided. What happens if the heirs disagree on the distribution of the estate?