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Integrated FCPA and trade controls enforcement actions highlight the importance of integrated compliance, suggest expanding SEC enforcement efforts
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • December 9 2013

On November 26, 2013, Weatherford International Ltd., a Swiss-based oilfield services company with significant operations in Houston, Texas, and a

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

Switzerland to negotiate a Model 1 FATCA agreement
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • October 9 2014

Switzerland's Federal Council adopted new mandates on October 8 to negotiate with the US a Model 1 FATCA agreement to replace the current Model 2

BSI SA reaches settlement with the Department of Justice under Swiss bank program
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • March 30 2015

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that BSI SA, one of the 10 largest private banks in Switzerland, is the first bank to reach a

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, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany
  • February 9 2015

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

US allows Swiss banks with undisclosed accounts to wipe the slate clean
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • November 8 2013

United States Department of Justice issues further information on amnesty program for Swiss banks, including details on the selection of an

FTC serious about safe harbor framework enforcement
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • February 4 2014

Perhaps signaling increased scrutiny of Safe Harbor Framework certification, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced recently that it settled 12

Switzerland is the first country to lift some sanctions on Iran
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Iran, Switzerland, USA
  • August 17 2015

On August 13, Switzerland became the first country to formally lift certain sanctions on Iran, following the announcement of the Iran nuclear deal

IRS Remains Focused on Off Shore Tax Enforcement
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • February 10 2016

On January 27, 2016, the US Department of Justice announced that it had signed the final non-prosecution agreement with a Category 2 Swiss bank.The