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Colgate-Palmolive had obliged its Austrian licensee Gebro not to export Elmex toothpaste products out of Austria into any other country.
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Verdachtsfällen im Bereich der Finanzkriminalität (Geldwäscherei, Korruption, Steuer- und Betrugsdelikte) müssen Finanzinstitute aus regulatorischen Gründen immer nachgehen.
Bar & Karrer
The financial sector has undergone major developments in the past years and continues to be transformed by disruptive innovations as well as constant changes to the global regulatory framework.
Bar & Karrer
Après les arrêts abondamment discutés du Tribunal fédéral 9C_837/2014 du 8 avril 2015 et 141 V 634 du 3 décembre 2015 sur la délimitation entre salaire déterminant et dividende exonéré de charges sociales
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Nach den viel diskutierten Bundesgerichtsentscheiden 9C_837/2014 vom 8.4.2015 und BGE 141 V 634 vom 3.12.2015 zur Abgrenzung zwischen massgebendem Lohn und sozialabgabefreier Dividende hat das Bundesamt für Sozialversicherung (BSV) in seinem Nachtrag 9
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On 1 November 2016, FINMA published its new circular 2017/1 on "Corporate governance – banks" streamlining the regulatory framework on corporate governance for banks, securities dealers...
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The new rules provide for a transitional regime allowing shareholders to disclose their positions under the new regime by 31 August 2017.
Rihm Attorneys
In many Swiss hospitals, mandatory labour laws are a 'dead letter': 52% of doctors do not adhere to the maximum weekly working time of 50 hours, which has been in force since 2005.
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On 3 April 2017, FINMA published guidance on reporting requirements and trade repository (FINMA Guidance 02/2017
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Die Schweiz hat im Rahmen der "Weissgeld"-Strategie verschiedene Massnahmen getroffen, um im internationalen Umfeld kompatibel zu bleiben. Dazu gehört u.a. auch der Beitritt zum Übereinkommen des Europarates und der OECD...
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According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
Rihm Attorneys
Already today the generation of workers older than 50 years is the largest group on the labor market in Switzerland - and it continues to grow.
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The highest court in Switzerland now confirmed this latter view in a decision published last week.
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Even if such complaints have not much of chance to succeed, international legal assistance procedures are sometimes delayed for months.
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The Zurich Tenancy Court, a specialized court for disputes amongst tenants and landlords - ruled in a decision published this week that a tenant is basically allowed to provide his or her apartment via Airbnb to paying guests...
Bar & Karrer
On November 23 2016 the Swiss Federal Council published its dispatch for a reform of Swiss corporate law.
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In a judgment delivered on 7 March 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejected an appeal brought by the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) against a ruling given by the lower instance court...
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The Swiss financial regulatory regime does not specifically address fintech.
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Last year, the Swiss Money Laundering Office (MROS) received a blatant message from one of its foreign partner organisations: two not-for profit organisations were holders of Swiss bank accounts whereby the beneficial owner of the bank accounts was suspected of terrorist activities.
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In a decision of March 7, 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court confirmed the conviction by the first instance Swiss Federal Criminal Court against two Iraqi men for being member of a criminal organization.
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Fintech is currently a hot topic in many jurisdictions, particularly when it comes to facilitating innovation in that area from a regulatory perspective.
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The Swiss Supreme Court ruled in a decision of February 13, 2017 (published two days ago) that the SFTA must provide its counterparts in France with certain information on a UBS bank customer . . .
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In February 2017, Switzerland voters rejected a comprehensive corporate tax reform which had lowered corporate income taxes in general.
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On March 10, 2017, the goverment opened the consultation process ending on June 30, 2017, by presenting the draft legislation.
Bar & Karrer
On 1 February 2017, the Federal Council launched a public consultation on proposed amendments to the BA and the BO, which seek to ease the Swiss regulatory framework for providers...
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On 10 March 2017, the Federal Council of Switzerland has opened a hearing procedure for an amendment of the Lex Koller, the law restricting the acquisition of real estate by persons abroad.
Bar & Karrer
On February 12 2017, the Corporate Tax Reform III draft (CTR III Draft) was rejected in a national referendum.
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On 20 December 2016 the FAC upheld a decision by the SFTA to reject the tax treaty-based partial refund claims of a Luxembourg resident financial institution for Swiss taxes withheld from dividends...
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In a decision rendered on March 2, 2017, the Swiss Supreme Court ruled that a sole arbitrator did not violate fundamental procedural principles and/or a party's right to be appropriately heard by . . .
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With the growing interest of institutional investors in Swiss listed companies the influence of proxy advisors has also risen.
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Last September the parliament has decided on amendments of the Federal Withholding Tax Act (FWTA; SR 642.21) which will come into force on February 15, 2017.
Prager Dreifuss
Since January 1, 2017 Switzerland and Liechtenstein have entered into a double taxation treaty, which regulates potential distinction issues regarding income and wealth taxes ("DTT-LIE").
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