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Technical advice to the European Commission on the equivalence of supervisory arrangements in Switzerland and the United States with regard to bankinginvestment groups and financial conglomerates

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
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  • March 3 2008

The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) and the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors (CEIOPS) have published a joint response of CEBS and the Interim Working Committee on financial conglomerates

Treasury’s investigation of US clients of Swiss banks

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • December 15 2008

The U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Treasury Department have increased their efforts to uncover U.S. taxpayers who are allegedly evading U.S. taxes by hiding assets in Switzerland

Swiss-US Safe Harbor Framework signed

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • February 6 2009

On December 9, 2008, an exchange of letters was signed by the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) on the creation of a “Swiss-US Safe Harbor Framework”, which is comparable to the “EU-US Safe Harbor Framework”

Swiss announce negotiations for a new tax treaty with the United Statesnew provisions may enhance exchange of information and limitation on benefits provisions

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • March 24 2009

On March 19, 2009, Swiss Minister of Finance Hanz-Rudolf Merz announced that the United States (in addition to France and Japan) has requested negotiations for a new income tax treaty

Switzerland authorizes safe harbor framework for personal data transfers to the United States

  • Jones Day
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • April 9 2009

The new U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework ("U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor"), effective February 16, 2009, facilitates transfer of personal data from companies in Switzerland to companies in the United States

International regulatory update

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 4 2011

The Ministry of Justice has published its final guidance under section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010 about procedures that relevant commercial organisations can put in place to prevent persons associated with them from bribing

Running like clockwork: certification mark best practices after the Swiss Watch International case

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • February 28 2013

Consumers are increasingly demanding guarantees that the products and services they purchase meet their desired standards, whether those standards

Nonresident alien who was previously a U.S. resident indicted for tax crimes

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • March 25 2014

On March 20, 2014, a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Missouri indicted Victor Lipukhin for tax crimes that occurred from 2002-2007. What makes

Switzerland complies with FATCA

  • Mossack Fonseca & Co
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • November 28 2013

Swiss authorities confirm that Switzerland will comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) by the new July 1, 2014 deadline. Under

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter