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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 arręt 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
As the Swiss National Bank introduces negative interest rates, Prager Dreifuss's Daniel Hayek and Nadja Zink discuss strategies for derivative transactions...
Vistra
Walter Stresemann, Managing Director of Vistra Geneva, recently produced this article for the Association Romande des Intermédiaires Financiers (ARIF) Newsletter.
Bar & Karrer
On 4 November 2015, the Federal Council published a Bill to parliament for a Financial Services Act (FinSA) and a Financial Institutions Act (FinIA).
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.
Bar & Karrer
On 1 January 2016, the Federal Act on Financial Markets Infrastructure of 19 June 2015 will enter into force.
Froriep
The Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures has introduced a new regulatory framework for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions.
Bar & Karrer
The main novelty for market participants and the focus of this client briefing will be the rules on derivatives trading.
Bar & Karrer
The main novelty for market participants and the focus of this client briefing will be the rules on derivatives trading.
Froriep
When it comes to anti-trust aspects, the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) is competent to investigate in the financial sector.
Bar & Karrer
A major reform of the overall Swiss financial markets regulation is underway. As part of the changes, the draft bill of the new Financial Institutions Act will affect licensing of institutions active in investment management.
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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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.
Froriep
Swiss National Bank introduced negative interest rates In December 2014, the Swiss National Bank ("SNB") announced the introduction of negative interest rates on sight deposits by financial institutions with the SNB.
Bar & Karrer
Driven by the AIFMD (Directive 2011/61/ EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers), the Swiss collective investment schemes legislation underwent a major (partial) revision which entered into force on 1 March 2013.
Bar & Karrer
The main novelty for market participants and the focus of this client briefing will be the rules on derivatives trading.
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
On 4 November 2015, the Federal Council published a Bill to parliament for a Financial Services Act (FinSA) and a Financial Institutions Act (FinIA).
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.
Vistra
Walter Stresemann, Managing Director of Vistra Geneva, recently produced this article for the Association Romande des Intermédiaires Financiers (ARIF) Newsletter.
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.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Die Nachbeben der Finanzkrise habeninternational Wellen von Regulierungsbestrebungen im Fi-nanzmarktrecht ausgelöst.
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.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Die Nachbeben der Finanzkrise habeninternational Wellen von Regulierungsbestrebungen im Fi-nanzmarktrecht ausgelöst. In der Schweiz hat der Bundesrat am 4.
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