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Bar & Karrer
As the distribution and allocation of tokens in an ICO is not explicitly regulated, token issuers can decide on what terms they want to allocate their tokens.
Prager Dreifuss
Prof. Dr. Urs Bertschinger and Dr. Christian Schönfeld have submitted comments to the draft for the revision of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA's circular ...
Canosa Abogados
In 2018, Switzerland will be part of the programme for the automatic exchange of financial information developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD").
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Rihm Attorneys
The Syrian Central Bank's complaint against its inclusion into Switzerland's sanction list relating to Syrian organizations and individuals is not admissible.
Bar & Karrer
The financial crisis of 2008/2009 triggered a wave of new regulations in Switzerland in recent years.
Bar & Karrer
The primary legal basis for the investment fund business in Switzerland is the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes of 23 June 2006, which came into force on 1 January 2007...
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
On 3 April 2017, FINMA published guidance on reporting requirements and trade repository (FINMA Guidance 02/2017
Rihm Attorneys
The Swiss Federal Government sees no need for further regulation of the debt enforcement profession, for example by introducing professional licenses and best practice duties applying to the commercial debt collection process.
Rihm Attorneys
This week, the Swiss federal goverment launched a draft legislation for consultation with interested parties which aims at easing the strict banking and financial market rules otherwise applicable to Fintech companies.
Bar & Karrer
Interest paid on bonds as defined by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) for Swiss withholding tax (WHT) purposes, which may also include certain types of syndicated loans...
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Die Nachbeben der Finanzkrise habeninternational Wellen von Regulierungsbestrebungen im Fi-nanzmarktrecht ausgelöst. In der Schweiz hat der Bundesrat am 4.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
The ordinance contains the Federal Council's implementing provisions for the Federal Act on the International Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters (AEOI Act).
Bar & Karrer
On 6 July 2016, FINMA published guidance on the implementation of the Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures of 19 June 2015 ("FMIA") and its implementing ordinances, which set out new rules on trading of derivatives.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Die Nachbeben der Finanzkrise habeninternational Wellen von Regulierungsbestrebungen im Fi-nanzmarktrecht ausgelöst.
Bar & Karrer
Dans un arrêt 4A_369/2015 du 25 avril 2016, le Tribunal fédéral (TF) examine la portée du devoir d'information de la banque dans le cadre d'une relation de conseil en placement.
Prager Dreifuss
Daniel Hayek and Alexander Flink discuss the option to create a "floating charge" over intermediated securities and the additional flexibility it provides in finance transactions.
Prager Dreifuss
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) lifted the fixed minimum exchange rate for Swiss Francs (CHF) to Euros (EUR) and introduced 'negative interest rates' of -0.75% per annum as of January 22 2015.
Prager Dreifuss
The present paper discusses global financial standards and their relevance as part of the regulatory reforms initiated in the aftermath of the financial turmoil.
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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
The financial crisis of 2008/2009 triggered a wave of new regulations in Switzerland in recent years.
Rihm Attorneys
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.
Prager Dreifuss
The present paper discusses global financial standards and their relevance as part of the regulatory reforms initiated in the aftermath of the financial turmoil.
Bar & Karrer
The primary legal basis for the investment fund business in Switzerland is the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes of 23 June 2006, which came into force on 1 January 2007...
Rihm Attorneys
This week, the Swiss federal goverment launched a draft legislation for consultation with interested parties which aims at easing the strict banking and financial market rules otherwise applicable to Fintech companies.
Canosa Abogados
In 2018, Switzerland will be part of the programme for the automatic exchange of financial information developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD").
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Die Nachbeben der Finanzkrise habeninternational Wellen von Regulierungsbestrebungen im Fi-nanzmarktrecht ausgelöst.
Prager Dreifuss
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) lifted the fixed minimum exchange rate for Swiss Francs (CHF) to Euros (EUR) and introduced 'negative interest rates' of -0.75% per annum as of January 22 2015.
Bar & Karrer
In the wake of the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States and EMIR in the European Union, the FMIA seeks, among others, to regulate market conduct in securities and derivatives trading.
Prager Dreifuss
As the Swiss National Bank introduces negative interest rates, Prager Dreifuss's Daniel Hayek and Nadja Zink discuss strategies for derivative transactions...
Bar & Karrer
On 6 July 2016, FINMA published guidance on the implementation of the Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures of 19 June 2015 ("FMIA") and its implementing ordinances, which set out new rules on trading of derivatives.
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