Introduction: Enforcement proceedings leading to seizure of assets

Enforcement proceedings – Seizure of assets in Switzerland

If a debtor doesn’t pay on time or refuses to pay at all, the creditor can initiate recovery and collection action against the debtor that result in the seizure and liquidation of assets of the debtor.

This page contains information on the subject of enforcement proceedings / seizure of assets in Switzerland:

» Terminology: enforcement proceedings, seizure of assets, insolvency, etc.

» Differentiation: persons registered – not registered in the commercial register

» Enforced collection and recovery

» Distraint procedure

Further Legal Information on Debt Recovery / Insolvency in Switzerland

» Bankruptcy

» Freezing Orders

» Enforcement of Secured Claims