Lessons learnt?

Taisch, September 9th, 2014

In the Notenstein Dialogue with Franco Taisch it comes to the principles of corporate governance and the conflict between short-term thinking of the managers and the long-term objectives of the owners. The focus is whether companies have learned from past scandals and mismanagement. The approaches of different forms of enterprise are discussed.


Inadmissibility of Participation Certificates of Cooperative Banks

Forstmoser, Taisch, Troxler, July 30th, 2014

In their article, the authors are dedicated to the decision of the Federal Court on the inadmissibility of participation certificates as value investments in cooperative banks. The plans were initially approved by the Federal Administrative Court in its judgment of 13 June 2013, and were classified as unlawful by the Federal Court in spring 2014. In the opinion of the authors the decision of the Federal Court is problematic and is to reject in its practical implications.

Die Wahl der Rechtsform

Die Wahl der Rechtsform – Die Genossenschaft als Option im Nachfolgeprozess

Jungmeister, Thi, Halter, October 20th, 2013

Many questions under a succession process are of a legal nature. The choice of legal form comes to a fundamental importance in company law. The choice influences in a significant mass the company’s internal organs, decision-making processes and the financial results to be achieved.


The cooperative as a follow-up model for small and medium-sized enterprises

Taisch, Troxler, D'Inca-Keller, September 24th, 2013

In their article, Prof. Dr. Franco Taisch, Tizian Troxler and Dr. Ingrid D’Inca-Keller present the cooperative form as a successor model of small and medium enterprises.

Zwischenbericht Differenzierungsmerkmale

Differenzierungsmerkmale der Unternehmensplattform Genossenschaft und ihr strategisches Potenzial, Zwischenbericht 2012

Taisch, Jungmeister, Troxler, D'Inca-Keller, June 20th, 2013

Cooperatives currently operate in volume markets in a fierce competition with their purely profit-orientated competitors. Cooperatives basically have two options to survive in this environment: Either they replicate and optimize the business model of their competitors or they are trying to differentiate themselves from these.