The New Law of Succession from the Perspective of the Testator

Inheritance Law, Revision, Estate planning, Compulsory portions, Last will and testament


On 29 August 2018, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the modernisation of inheritance law for the attention of Parliament. What can change for you in estate planning? What new freedoms can you obtain? Where can clarity be achieved and where should caution be exercised? Which points have not yet been settled?

The most important changes and answers to these questions can be found in MME Partner Dr Balz Hösly's overview presentation here. (PDF, 0.9 Mb)

October 2018

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