Switzerland

HSBC – allegations of fraud, Switzerland

Switzerland – Shaken then spurred

20-Apr-2015

Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.

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Switzerland: Peaked performance?

13-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

An innovative labour market and sophisticated business sector make Switzerland inviting to investors, but developments could diminish its appeal

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Former Akin Gump Geneva head confirmed as US Ambassador to Finland

26-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The former head of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld’s Geneva office, Charles Adams, has been confirmed as the next US Ambassador to Finland.

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Orrick joins handful of international firms with Geneva office

2-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has become one of only a few international firms to open in Geneva with the hire of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Vanessa Liborio Garrido de Sousa.

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Quinn Emanuel and Niederer Kraft & Frey seal first US settlement for Swiss bank BSI

31-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Swiss firm Niederer Kraft & Frey have advised BSI, the first Swiss bank to reach a deal with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over allegations of helping clients evade tax.

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Good news for entrepreneurs as Swiss vote no to IHT download subscription

Bär & Karrer 22-Jun-2015

Positive signal for entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.

Switzerland: new reporting obligations for shareholders download subscription

Bär & Karrer 22-Jun-2015

Getting in line with international money-laundering and terrorism standards.

Switzerland: corporate tax reform amendments download subscription

Loyens & Loeff 18-Jun-2015

Special tax regimes abolished; license box at cantonal level; deduction for R&D; and more.

The public procurement rules in Switzerland download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 17-Jun-2015

A comprehensive review of the legislative framework.

Making guarantees and Swiss limitation languages download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 12-Jun-2015

The focus of a decision by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court was cash pooling, but the findings may also have an impact on intercompany lending and on up- and cross-stream guarantees.

Cash pooling in Switzerland – the impact on financing and M&A download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 12-Jun-2015

Cash pooling allows companies to comine their credit and debit positions into one account, which makes cashflows interesting…

Banking regulation in Switzerland: a new framework download subscription

Bär & Karrer 9-Jun-2015

Financial institutions to be subject to “cross-sectorial regulation”. 

Switzerland: a handbook of competition enforcement agencies download subscription

Prager Dreifuss 8-Jun-2015

The Competition Commission of Switzerland is committed to enforcing the Swiss Cartels Act.

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