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By Thomas Rihm
On January 17, 2018, the Swiss Federal Government opened the formal consultation process aimed at implementing the most recent recommendations by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
By Thomas Rihm
A pilot had cheated on his absence from the work place with a false medical certificate whilst he and his fiancé travelled to the baptism of a nephew to South America.
By Thomas Rihm
The Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) may provide on a regular basis information to their foreign counterparts on the status of international administrative assistance proceedings in tax matters
By Thomas Rihm
If independent taxi drivers are affiliated with a central headquarter, they are considered to be their employees, so the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a decision of November 9, 2017. This will make them much better protected in the future.
By Thomas Rihm
A general age restriction for candidates applying to an educational leadership program for music teachers offered by the Swiss Federal Government violates the constitutional principle of non-discrimination.
By Thomas Rihm
SECO has issued in June 2017 a guideline focusing on intragroup staff transfers which could in many cases require in the future a governmental authorization based on proven professional qualification and the provision of financial security...
By Thomas Rihm
Swiss company A concluded in December 2008 a loan agreement with Swiss company B over CHF 200'000. Company B used the first CHF 100'000 for a loan to be granted unsecured to Swiss company C so that Company C was able to pay its debts...
By Thomas Rihm
An employment agreement must define the main working conditions, amongst others the employee's job portfolio, his or her salary including any other financial incentives, the working hours, the treatment of overtime work, holidays etc.
By Thomas Rihm
The termination of an employee with cause and without observing a notice period notice must meet various conditions under Swiss employment laws.
By Thomas Rihm
The Swiss Supreme Court dismissed on June 29, 2017, a complaint by Michel Platini against a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.
By Thomas Rihm
A high ranking bank manager of a Geneva bank had been dismissed in November 2015 under a six month garden leave following an internal money-laundering investigation against the bank manager and his team.
By Thomas Rihm
In January 2015, the Swiss Federal Communications Office (Bakom) invited for a public tender offer for the analysis of Swiss National Television's online offer.
By Thomas Rihm
A company under the law of the Principality of Liechtenstein entered in 1996 into a development and construction contract on a hotel and casino project in the West Bank.
By Thomas Rihm
The Syrian Central Bank's complaint against its inclusion into Switzerland's sanction list relating to Syrian organizations and individuals is not admissible.
By Thomas Rihm
The employee was repeatedly attested by his or her personal doctor a complete incapacity for work.
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