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Switzerland responds to Wegelin indictment and DOJ’s relentless pursuit of offshore bank account information
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 19 2012

On February 2, 2012, Wegelin & Co., Switzerland’s oldest private bank, became the first overseas bank to be indicted by the United States for aiding tax fraudbut it may not be the last

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, France
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

DOJ offshore enforcement update: in landmark case, Credit Suisse pleads guilty, agrees to pay $2.6 billion penalty; Swiss Bank Program continues to move forward
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • May 20 2014

Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty to having assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading the payment of U.S

Update on FATCA implementation in Switzerland no need to register for Swiss investment advisers and assets managers?
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 18, 2010, the U.S. Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (known as the Hire Act) amended sections 1471 through 1474 of the U.S

Don't forget: FDA frequents Facebook
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 14 2014

In only the second Untitled Letter of the year, FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion warned a Swiss drug company about statements the company

The relevance of FATCA in Swiss finance transactions
  • Walder Wyss Ltd
  • Switzerland, USA
  • July 28 2014

On 17 January 2013, the US Treasury and the IRS issued final regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). On 14 February 2013

FATCA: Final Regulations: treasury issues long-awaited final regulations on FATCA; U.S. enters into related intergovernmental agreement with Switzerland
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • February 27 2013

On January 17, 2013, the Treasury Department issued final regulations (the "Final Regulations") under the foreign account tax compliance ("FATCA"

Swiss COMCO‘s long arm grasping at EEA and US distribution agreements
  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
  • November 1 2012

In the last couple of years, the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has continued its vigorous campaign against vertical restraints aiming at the foreclosure of Swiss markets

Overview and significance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, China
  • April 21 2015

On 2 April 2015, talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, ended between Iran and the E33 countries (i.e., China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the

Transfer pricing perspectives: fit for the future
  • PwC Australia
  • Global, India, Switzerland, USA
  • November 4 2014

Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and modern market economy and a leading centre of innovation ideally located in the heart of Europe. The