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05 Nov 2019 | 04:08 PM UTC

Switzerland: Possible suspension of Uber services in Geneva November 1

Switzerland News Alert

Local authorities order Uber to suspend services on November 1; plan alternative mode of transportation if the decision is confirmed

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 12/1/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Zurich). COUNTRY/REGION Geneva

Event

On Friday, November 1, local authorities have ordered the app-based ride-sharing service Uber to suspend its activity in Geneva state, in light of incompatible taxi laws. The company has 30 days to appeal the decision. Should the administrative court confirm the decision, Uber will cease operations in the area. In the meantime, the company has stated it would continue to operate normally.

Advice

Individuals in Geneva are advised to monitor developments to the situation and be prepared to use alternative means of transportation.

 

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