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
Winston & Strawn is to shut its Geneva office at the end of September, putting London and Paris at the heart of its international arbitration practice.
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.
New EU estate planning rules: how will Switzerland be affected? download subscription
Choice of law, assets in EU states, ’last habitual residence’ and other factors to be considered.
RBS told to disclose confidential documents download subscription
…but bank likely to ask to re-word its defence.
Litigation and enforcement in Switzerland: an overview download subscription
Including proposals for dispute resolution reform.
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.