Legal aid

Inter­pel­la­ti­on Mich­aud Gigon (21.3551): Set­ting limits to the prac­ti­ces of debt collec­tion companies 

Inter­pel­la­ti­on Mich­aud Gigon (21.3551): Set­ting limits to the prac­ti­ces of debt collec­tion com­pa­nies Sub­mit­ted text With his postu­la­te 12.3641, Coun­cil of Sta­tes mem­ber Raphaël Comte cal­led for frame­work con­di­ti­ons for the prac­ti­ces of debt collec­tion com­pa­nies. In its report in ful­fill­ment of the postu­la­te, the Federal Coun­cil con­clu­ded that it was

BVGer A‑5706/2020 and A‑5709/2020: Redac­tions in legal assi­stance cases 

On March 5, 2021, the Federal Admi­ni­stra­ti­ve Court dealt with the redac­tion requ­est of a bank employee in two rulings (A‑5706/2020 and A‑5709/2020). She had reque­sted to have her per­so­nal data on the bank docu­ments of a custo­mer anony­mi­zed after the docu­ments had been dele­ted in view of a

Moti­on Glätt­li (18.3306): Streng­t­he­ning legal enfor­ce­ment on the Inter­net through a man­da­to­ry domic­i­le of ser­vice for lar­ge com­mer­cial Inter­net platforms 

Moti­on Glätt­li (18.3306): Streng­t­he­ning legal enfor­ce­ment on the Inter­net through a man­da­to­ry domic­i­le of ser­vice for lar­ge com­mer­cial Inter­net plat­forms Sub­mit­ted text The Federal Coun­cil is inst­ruc­ted to streng­t­hen legal enfor­ce­ment on the Inter­net through a man­da­to­ry domic­i­le of ser­vice for lar­ge com­mer­cial Inter­net plat­forms. 1. today a court can

U.S. Con­gress enacts legis­la­ti­on to cla­ri­fy scope of over­se­as data warrants 

On March 23, 2018, Donald Trump signed the Cla­ri­fy­ing Law­ful Over­se­as Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act). The Cloud Act cla­ri­fies what was unclear under the Stored Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons Act (SCA): elec­tro­nic com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons ser­vice pro­vi­ders and remo­te com­pu­ting ser­vice pro­vi­ders are expli­ci­tly requi­red to comply,

USA v. Micro­soft: Reply Brief of the USA 

In United Sta­tes v. Micro­soft Cor­po­ra­ti­on, a case pen­ding befo­re the U.S. Supre­me Court invol­ving the release of data stored by a Micro­soft sub­si­dia­ry in Ire­land, the U.S. filed its Reply Brief in respon­se to Microsoft’s petition.

Moti­on Lev­rat (16.4082): Faci­li­ter l’ac­cès des auto­ri­tés de pour­sui­te péna­le aux don­nées des réseaux sociaux 

Moti­on Lev­rat (16.4082): Faci­li­ter l’ac­cès des auto­ri­tés de pour­sui­te péna­le aux don­nées des réseaux soci­aux The Coun­cil of Sta­tes deci­ded on 9.3.2017 to for­ward the moti­on to the com­pe­tent com­mis­si­on for preli­mi­na­ry exami­na­ti­on. Sub­mit­ted text Le Con­seil fédé­ral est char­gé de pro­po­ser une