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


Switzerland: You can dodge, but you can’t hide

21-Apr-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

As Swiss banks wait for the US authorities’ tax evasion spotlight to fall on them, law firms are drafting in extra staff to cope

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France's Jeantet launches in Switzerland with DLA Piper hire

25-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

French firm Jeantet Associés has launched an office in Geneva, its third office outside Paris, in a bid to meet client demand from Swiss clients and those wanting to invest in the country.

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PLMJ sets up Swiss presence to target HNWI work

17-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Portuguese firm PLMJ has set up a Swiss desk and opened an office in Lausanne in response to increasing amounts of work involving private clients with assets in Switzerland.


Darrois and Orrick are worth it as L'Oréal buys back shares from Nestlé

12-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

French firms Bredin Prat and Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, alongside Switzerland’s Homburger and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, have taken lead roles on L’Oréal’s buyback of €6.5bn in shares from Nestlé.

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Switzerland Briefings

Positive signals for Switzerland: continuation of lump-sum taxation in Switzerland and the Canton of Geneva download subscription

Bär & Karrer 2-Dec-2014

Swiss voters have decided by a clear majority of 59.2 per cent on the retention of the lump-sum taxation regime on a federal, cantonal and communal level.

Monitoring Swiss tax developments — part II: a positive view on the Swiss tax regime download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Nov-2014

This article updates key, high-level takeaways based on recent meetings surveying ongoing developments.

Financial Regulatory Developments — FSB consults on total loss absorbency; PRA extends liquidity waivers; and more download subscription

Dentons 17-Nov-2014

Dentons has released the 14 November 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

New developments regarding Swiss measures to prevent the circumvention of international Ukraine-related sanctions download subscription

Bär & Karrer 17-Nov-2014

Measures have been adopted to prevent Swiss territory from being used as a channel to circumvent international sanctions imposed in connection with the situation in Ukraine.

Important decision of Swiss Federal Supreme Court on intra-group financing arrangements download subscription

Bär & Karrer 6-Nov-2014

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled in a recent decision that upstream and cross-stream loans must be entered into at arm’s-length terms.

Staying power: success stories in global healthcare download subscription

KPMG 30-Oct-2014

‘Staying power: success stories in global healthcare’ identifies four key principles underlying healthcare transformation, and five practical ways to make change happen.

Regulatory big bang? Swiss government’s proposals for a new financial market architecture download subscription

Niederer Kraft & Frey 16-Oct-2014

The Swiss government has published drafts of three new statutes that will completely overhaul the existing Swiss financial market regulation.

FIDIC dispute adjudication boards: are they mandatory? download subscription

Nabarro 10-Oct-2014

The Swiss court recently had to decide whether the parties were obligated to use the dispute adjudication board procedure prior to referring the dispute to arbitration.

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