Bär & Karrer
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Bär & Karrer is a leading Swiss law firm with more than 130 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug.
Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.
Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years, including:
- 2014 IFLR Awards
- 2014 and 2013 The Lawyer European Awards
- 2014 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards
- 2013 and 2012 Chambers Awards
- 2011 and 2010 The Lawyer European Awards
According to Legal 500, Bär & Karrer is Switzerland's ‘most recommended' law firm in 2014.
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Swiss resident individuals selling shares in a corporation that are privately held will, instead of a tax-free capital gain, realise income from capital that is partially or fully taxed.
Distributions from a Swiss resident company are subject to a 35 per cent Swiss Withholding Tax (WHT).