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Does Sturgeon ruling apply in Switzerland?
  • Baumgartner Mächler
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • January 4 2017

The Bulach District Court recently held that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Sturgeon decision does not apply in Switzerland


Switzerland approves U.S.-Swiss Privacy Shield
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • January 13 2017

On 11 January 2017, the Federal Council of Switzerland announced that it had reached an agreement with the United States to replace the U.S.-Swiss


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


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

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


Brexit - The Swiss Model
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

Switzerland is unique, in that it is the only EFTA state which is not also part of the European Economic Area (EEA). Its relationship with the EU is


Life sciences quarterly newsletter - December 2016
  • Eversheds
  • Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Austria, Belgium, European Union, Germany, Netherlands, Spain
  • December 15 2016

In Fujifilm Kyowa Biologics Co. Ltd v AbbVie Biotechnology Limited 2016 EWHC 425 (Pat) (1 March 2016), the English Patents Court refused to strike


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"


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


EU Shareholder Rights Directive: Action required for Switzerland?
  • Bär & Karrer
  • European Union, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

Efforts to amend the EU Shareholder Rights Directive have lost momentum. The most recent resolution of an EU institution has been passed more than a


10 things every insurer should know
  • CMS Legal
  • 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