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.
An innovative labour market and sophisticated business sector make Switzerland inviting to investors, but developments could diminish its appeal
The former head of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld’s Geneva office, Charles Adams, has been confirmed as the next US Ambassador to Finland.
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.
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.
Good news for entrepreneurs as Swiss vote no to IHT download subscription
Positive signal for entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.
Switzerland: new reporting obligations for shareholders download subscription
Getting in line with international money-laundering and terrorism standards.
Switzerland: corporate tax reform amendments download subscription
Special tax regimes abolished; license box at cantonal level; deduction for R&D; and more.
The public procurement rules in Switzerland download subscription
A comprehensive review of the legislative framework.
Making guarantees and Swiss limitation languages download subscription
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
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
Financial institutions to be subject to “cross-sectorial regulation”.
Switzerland: a handbook of competition enforcement agencies download subscription
The Competition Commission of Switzerland is committed to enforcing the Swiss Cartels Act.