Alain Girard LL.M.


La faillite bancaire : plus vite que la musique ?

The Swiss legislator has mainly been guided by four elements to design the bankruptcy regime for banks: simplification, celerity, flexibility and efficiency. As a result, the legal regime bases itself on ordinary bankruptcy law but introduces specific derogations to speed up the process when a bank is at stake. Focusing on liquidation’s celerity this article addresses two aspects of bank…