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The relevance of FATCA in Swiss finance transactions
  • Walder Wyss
  • 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

Global Equity Matrix - April 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark
  • April 28 2016

Tax on spread at exercise. Tax on sale. A bank tax may apply to transfer of funds made in connection with employee stock plans. A personal assets tax

Good news for Canada, Guernsey, Japan, Jersey and Switzerland on the long road to the AIFMD third country passport
  • Eversheds
  • Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, European Union, USA, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Switzerland
  • July 22 2016

On 19 July 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its latest Advice on the application of the Alternative Investment

Swiss court declares transfers of banking data to U.S. authorities illegal
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 11 2010

On January 8, 2010, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court ("Bundesverwaltungsgericht") published a decision that declared the transfer of banking data to U.S. law enforcement authorities by the Swiss bank UBS to be illegal

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

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

U.S. Treasury and JapanSwitzerland announce they will negotiate toward a third way for FATCA compliance
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Japan, Switzerland, USA
  • June 25 2012

As we have previously reported, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) is becoming a significant concern to foreign banks, brokers and investment funds because of its potentially far reaching scope

The Financial Report January 22, 2015 - discussion and analysis
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 22 2015

Last week, several of the world’s largest banks and brokerage firms lost hundreds of millions of dollars when the Swiss franc surged suddenly and

Guide to going global employment - 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, United Kingdom, USA, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia
  • February 9 2015

A foreign entity can engage employees in Austria with proper payroll registrations, subject to business and corporate tax planning considerations