Terms of Use

Last Updated October 18, 2018

About Us

This website (the “Site”) is provided and owned by Alliance of Business Lawyers (“ABL”), for the benefit of all ABL Member Firms and their connected businesses (the “ABL Members” or “Members”). ABL is an association under Swiss law registered at the Registre du Commerce de Genève under N° CH-660-9461004-8, 12067/2004. ABL’s registered office is at 2, rue Charles-Bonnet, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland. This website is managed by the ABL Network Coordinator on behalf of the member firms of ABL. Alliance of Business Lawyers comprises an international network of independent law firms. ABL and its Members are legally distinct and separate entities. ABL provides no client services. Such services are solely provided by ABL Members. Each Member is solely responsible for the quality of its work. No member of ABL accepts legal responsibility for another member firm’s work. In these Terms of Use, references to “we”, “us” or “our” means ABL and/or the ABL Member Firms. References to “you” and “your” are to users of our Site.

Acceptance of Agreement

These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy set forth the conditions under which you may access and use our Site. By accessing and using the Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy then in effect. If you do not agree to any of the Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, you should not access or use this Site.

No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship

Information contained on or made available through the Site is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counselling under any circumstance.

Your access or use of this Site does not create an attorney-client relationship with any of the ABL Members. Similarly, the content of any Internet e-mail sent to ABL or any of its Members at the e-mail addresses set forth in this website will not constitute an attorney-client relationship and will not be treated as confidential until it is determined that there is no conflict of interest in representing you.

We do not warrant or guarantee the accurateness, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained in or linked to the Site. Your use of information on the Site or materials linked to the Site is entirely at your own risk. You should not act or rely on any information on the Site without seeking the advice of a competent attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction for your particular problem.

Each firm is regulated by rules of professional conduct applicable in the jurisdiction(s) in which they practise. Although we do not intend this website to be advertising for our legal services, it may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions. We seek to comply with all laws and ethical rules of the jurisdictions where our member firms are located, but cannot guarantee that this website meets local requirements throughout the world. We do not seek to represent anyone based upon visiting this website in a jurisdiction where this website does not conform to local requirements.

Copyright

Copyright in the material forming this website belongs to ABL. All rights reserved. The copying or incorporation into any other work of part or all of the material available on the website in any form is prohibited save that you may:

  • Print or download extracts of the material on this site for your personal use;
  • Copy the material on this site for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal information provided that you acknowledge ABL as the source of the material and that you inform the third party that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them.

 

You will require our prior written consent to make any other use of the material including adopting, altering, modifying, distributing, communicating or creating derivative works of any of the content on this website, in whole or in part.

Limitation of Liability

The content of this website is for informational purposes only. The information contained is general in nature and may not apply to particular factual or legal circumstances. In any event, the materials do not constitute legal or other advice and should not be relied upon as such.

We cannot guarantee that this website will be provided without interruption. Although all reasonable attempts will be made to ensure that the server is bug and virus free, we cannot provide any guarantee in this respect. ABL shall not be liable for any damage which a user may suffer as a result of any errors in content or arising from any virus or other destructive software. Users are responsible for ensuring that their computer equipment has appropriate security and virus protection features. We reserve the right to suspend this website at any time for operational, regulatory, legal or other reasons.

Neither ABL nor its Members shall under any circumstances be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind which may result from:

  1. the unavailability or interruption of the Site;
  2. your use of the Site;
  3. the content and/or any errors in or omissions from the information contained on the Site;
  4. the use or reliance upon any materials and information appearing on this Site.

 

Hyperlink Disclaimer

This Site may contain links and/or advertisements to other websites of ABL Member Firms and other third party websites.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such websites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such websites.

Use of Information and Privacy Policy

Your use of our Site indicates acceptance of these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.

Governing law

These Terms of Use are governed by Swiss law. We and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzerland.

Effective Date

We may change our Terms of Use from time to time. When we change our Terms of Use, we will publish the updated terms on our Site. Please check these Terms of Use regularly.

Effective date: October 18, 2018

Contacting Us

Alliance of Business Lawers (ABL)
c/o DGM Avocats
2, rue Charles-Bonnet
1206 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel: +32 478 965 083
E-Mail: info@ablglobal.net