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EU data protection laws may apply to Swiss companies
  • FRORIEP
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • April 6 2016

Although Switzerland is not a member of the EU, Swiss companies ought to be aware that their data processing activities may be caught by current as


Extraterritorial application of US and UKEU law - A threat also for Swiss companies?
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • European Union, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 20 2016

Swiss export-oriented companies are facing an increase in regulatory challenges. They have to comply with local and target market regulations, but


Recast of the Union Customs Code (UCC)
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • February 22 2016

The Union Customs Code (UCC) was adopted on 9 October 2013 as EU Regulation No 9522013. It is treated as a general guideline. However, the UCC was


Trading in OTC derivatives new Swiss regulation for financial and non-financial institutions
  • FRORIEP
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • February 25 2014

On December 13, 2013, the Federal Council presented a first bill for consultation for a new Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("Pre-draft FMIA"


Global Mobility and Exit Taxes: An Overview of Recent Trends in Switzerland
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
  • March 28 2016

We live in a highly mobile world: individuals regularly relocate for work and professional reasons, and families are more international than they


MiFID 2 what to expect in Switzerland?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • June 26 2014

The European Commission and the European Parliament agreed on the updatedMarkets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and on the Markets in


Switzerland, Safe Harbor, and Safe Harbor 2.0 updates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
  • November 19 2015

The Swiss Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) recently announced that the U.S.-Swiss safe harbor is "no longer sufficient" to


International Regulatory Update 04 - 08 April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Global, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

The Vice-Chair of the EU Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), Markus Ferber MEP, has published a statement following the


10 things every insurer should know
  • CMS
  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy
  • April 6 2016

The insurance industry in Albania is relatively new. Prior to 1990, there were no specialised insurance companies operating in the country. After the


The EU Securities Financing Transaction Regulation and its Effects on Swiss Companies
  • PwC Switzerland
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • February 18 2016

Since 12 January 2016 new rules have been in force in the EU governing the repledging and reuse of certain types of collateral. Although these are EU