Dr. Markus Wolf


This article first appeared in the July/August issue of Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. This article provides an overview of Switzerland’s Government-backed bridge loan programme for SMEs experiencing liquidity shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and discusses selected legal issues that are connected with it. Additional loan schemes that were launched in Switzerland on a Federal and Cantonal level to support specific businesses and industries will not be addressed. Introduction Like most…