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Hello from a native!

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I'm Swiss and I decided to sign up here to potentially help out people who want to settle, or just have, in Switzerland. Specifically with legal questions, as far as I can. And to refresh my English, which has become rusty over the past few years...



Altough I think the Swiss Law in general is quite fair, there are some businesses specifically exploiting the clueless-ness (didn't find a better word :P) of foreigners living here. I want to counteract on that.


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Old 26.10.2020, 11:27
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You mean you want to share more stories like the one on your apartment?
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You mean you want to share more stories like the one on your apartment?

Thx. I hope not. But if there is something more dubious worth writing about, then yes.
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Hi Guys!


I'm Swiss and I decided to sign up here to potentially help out people who want to settle, or just have, in Switzerland. Specifically with legal questions, as far as I can. And to refresh my English, which has become rusty over the past few years...



Altough I think the Swiss Law in general is quite fair, there are some businesses specifically exploiting the clueless-ness (didn't find a better word :P) of foreigners living here. I want to counteract on that.


Regards!
Typical Swiss - incredibly modest about very good English skills
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Welcome to the forum, and thanks for the offer of help!
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Altough I think the Swiss Law in general is quite fair, there are some businesses specifically exploiting the clueless-ness (didn't find a better word :P) of foreigners living here. I want to counteract on that.
Straight to the point ;-) Clear and fair law is what I love about Switzerland, but the rule of thumb is that if you are a foreigner every now and again people would want to abuse you! I've already got used to it. I don't worry too much when my argument is not enough, just hand it to a lawyer. Actually this sucks, ruins the picture of Switzerland as a good place for a living. I just hope it'll end once I get the Swiss passport

Oh, to be honest, I have to clarify that I've never been abused by a Swiss person. Somehow the foreigners think it's right or it's possible to abuse foreigners

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I just hope it'll end once I get the Swiss passport

Don't expect too much, it won't end Happens to me as a Swiss as well. And funny enough, so far I have mostly been screwed over by Swiss Businesses



But to be fair, it happens everywhere in the world. Egoism is everywhere, and capitalism makes the problem even worse...
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Don't expect too much, it won't end Happens to me as a Swiss as well. And funny enough, so far I have mostly been screwed over by Swiss Businesses

But to be fair, it happens everywhere in the world. Egoism is everywhere, and capitalism makes the problem even worse...
Yeah, perhaps it's a normal part of life. I guess it affect me more since I moved here because the money involved is bigger, not just a hand of peanuts and a banana. Capitalism, problems and money come together
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Hi Guys!


I'm Swiss and I decided to sign up here to potentially help out people who want to settle, or just have, in Switzerland. Specifically with legal questions, as far as I can. And to refresh my English, which has become rusty over the past few years...



Altough I think the Swiss Law in general is quite fair, there are some businesses specifically exploiting the clueless-ness (didn't find a better word :P) of foreigners living here. I want to counteract on that.


Regards!

Hey!

Thanks a lot. We internationals living here really appreciate that!
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