Several factors may cause a business to be wound up in Switzerland. The rules applicable to company insolvency are found in a number of Swiss laws, ranging from corporate directors' obligations to bankruptcy procedures.
The Swiss government supports a very attractive business environment through economic measures to encourage foreign investors to open companies or their subsidiaries in Switzerland.
Switzerland is located at the crossroads of several European trade routes, thus relying heavily on external exchange. Today it is one of the largest commodity trading centers in the world.
Technology, subsidies, and excessive protection of local products have been the means of progress for Swiss agriculture. Currently, farmers in this country are the most supported farmers in the world, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
The Swiss economy is, according to the ratings made by international specialized institutions, among the most competitive, innovative and liberal. The main features that give Switzerland a privileged business environment, tailored to high- quality products and services are the excellent level of security offered by business law, long-term stability of the investment framework, full guarantee of property rights, fair competition, and banking secrecy.
A unique trademark helps consumers identify and buy a product or service due to its nature and its qualities. A trademark provides protection to the owner by assuring him the exclusive right to use it, to designate products and services or to authorize a third party to use it for a payment.