Mondaq Europe - Switzerland: Corporate/Commercial Law
Baer & Karrer
The regulatory environment in Switzerland is still very investor-friendly for the following three main reasons: limited investment restrictions
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Companies and individuals are increasingly confronted with the challenge of navigating Swiss blocking statutes when trying to provide US enforcement
Baer & Karrer
For any company, the decision to go public is a key milestone in its development.
Intertrust
Swiss companies had to maintain a register of holders of bearer shares and ensure access in Switzerland for a period of 10 years.
Baer & Karrer
On 21 June 2019, the Federal Assembly passed the Federal Act on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Act).
Prager Dreifuss
It can happen that written stipulations in a contract are not what they seem: a clear obligation cut in stone. This may hold especially true if contracts are governed by Swiss substantive law.
Baer & Karrer
2018 was a very strong year for M&A in Switzerland. With almost 500 transactions, whereof more than 150 involved private equity investors, the number of transactions surpassed even the record year of 2014
Baer & Karrer
Although its fate and timing are very unclear, the popular initiative "for responsible enterprises – for the protection of human rights and environment" (initiative on responsible enterprises; Konzernverantwortungsinitiative;
Baer & Karrer
Il presente contributo ha lo scopo di approfondire un peculiare concetto del diritto delle persone e societario svizzero, conosciuto anche in altre giurisdizioni.
Baer & Karrer
In public M&A deals, bidding and target companies often agree on payments in the event that the deal cannot close. Payments from the target to the bidder are known as (direct) break fees.
Dixcart
Many Turkish individuals and corporations have substantial banking assets abroad, particularly in Switzerland.
Suter Howald Rechtsanwalte
The revised and renamed Foreign Nationals and Integration Act entered into force on 1 January 2019 and entails several changes.
Baer & Karrer
Swiss M&A transactions related to public companies are mainly governed by the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("FMIA"; including its implementing ordinances) ...
Baer & Karrer
Die Grundstücksicherung stellt im Entwicklungsprozess von Immobilienprojekten einen zentralen Meilenstein dar.
Baer & Karrer
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to private equity laws and regulations that may occur in Switzerland.
Baer & Karrer
Swiss law does not impose direct obligations on companies to conduct internal investigations.
Baer & Karrer
ANWENDUNGSBEREICH DES BEWG. Das Bundesgesetz über den Erwerb von Grundstücken durch Personen im Ausland (BewG) ...
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Lo sviluppo commerciale e la contestuale tutela di beni ed interessi aziendali esistenti passano attraverso la scelta di adeguate tipologie di contratto.
Mandaris
As trustees we are frequently confronted with arguments according to which keeping proper financial accounts would be expendable.
Mandaris
This arrangement is usually executed via the Security Trust Deed.
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Intertrust
Swiss companies had to maintain a register of holders of bearer shares and ensure access in Switzerland for a period of 10 years.
Baer & Karrer
On 21 June 2019, the Federal Assembly passed the Federal Act on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Act).
Baer & Karrer
For any company, the decision to go public is a key milestone in its development.
Mandaris
The role of the security trustee is to represent the interests of the holders of notes, who have invested their monies, by taking on the benefit on behalf of the noteholders (and on its own behalf...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The new rules, if accepted, are scheduled to enter into force in 2019.
Baer & Karrer
Although its fate and timing are very unclear, the popular initiative "for responsible enterprises – for the protection of human rights and environment" (initiative on responsible enterprises; Konzernverantwortungsinitiative;
Prager Dreifuss
Companies face a challenge when it comes to different compliance rules, with the legal framework applicable to data protection playing an important role in this process.
Prager Dreifuss
It can happen that written stipulations in a contract are not what they seem: a clear obligation cut in stone. This may hold especially true if contracts are governed by Swiss substantive law.
Baer & Karrer
There are no provisions in Swiss law that would explicitly direct a company to conduct an internal investigation.
FBT Avocats SA
The Swiss authorities engaged in an ambitious enterprise when they included trustees in the (Draft) Financial Institutions Act.
Dixcart
Many Turkish individuals and corporations have substantial banking assets abroad, particularly in Switzerland.
Baer & Karrer
2018 was a very strong year for M&A in Switzerland. With almost 500 transactions, whereof more than 150 involved private equity investors, the number of transactions surpassed even the record year of 2014
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