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Brexit (9): 5 things the UK can learn from the Swiss experience - a perspective from CMS Switzerland
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

There is no suggestion that the UK will try to follow the ‘Swiss model’ as the basis for the post-Brexit UK-EU relationship. However, the UK will have

MiFID 2 what to expect in Switzerland?
  • Eversheds
  • 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

Potential AIFMD Passporting to Switzerland and FINMA's Guidance on EU Regulations
  • Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • August 31 2016

This regulatory update provides an overview on the recent developments in the EU concerning the (potential) extension of the EU passport

Derivative Trading under the FMIA - FINMA Issues Guidance on Phasing in
  • Bär & Karrer
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • July 11 2016

On 6 July 2016, FINMA published guidance on the implementation of the Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures of 19 June 2015 ("FMIA") and

EU General Data Protection Regulation - serious impact on Swiss companies
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • May 24 2016

On April 14, 2016 the EU Parliament adopted the new EU Data Protection Regulation (PDF, 0.9 Mb) ("GDPR") which will become binding in all member

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

Business Briefing International Tax Law - Juli 2016
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • China, European Union, Germany, India, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Switzerland, USA
  • July 27 2016

Sowohl das innerstaatliche Steuerrecht als auch das Abkommensrecht vieler Staaten umfassen Vorschriften, die Aktivitts- und Sub stanzerfordernisse

Trading in OTC derivatives new Swiss regulation for financial and non-financial institutions
  • 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

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