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Investment advisers pursuant to FinSA and the new registers of advisers

Switzerland - September 2 2020 FINMA approved a register of advisers for the first time on 20 July 2020: the register of advisers of BX Swiss Ltd. Further registers of advisers are…

Cross-Border Business with an A1 Certificate: Facilitation or Burden?

European Union - August 24 2020 Especially within the EU/EFTA area, business is often transacted across national Borders. However, many people are not aware that for such business…

General Requirements for Obtaining Swiss Citizenship

Switzerland - August 5 2020 Swiss citizenship is highly sought after, especially among the many foreigners residing in Switzerland. Consequently, there are stringent…

A lot of negative publicity for the US CLOUD Act

Switzerland, USA - August 3 2020 Cloud-based solutions are already widely used today, but now also companies and government agencies with "sensitive" data want to move to the cloud…

Schrems II: What it means for companies in Switzerland

European Union, Switzerland, USA - July 20 2020 The decision C-311/18 of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on international transfers of personal data from the EEA, published on 16 July 2020 and…

When do I need a visa to enter Switzerland?

Switzerland - July 8 2020 Different rules apply to entry into Switzerland, depending on the country of origin of the person wishing to enter. A distinction is made…

Must deputies or executors also observe the FinIA and FinSA?

Switzerland - July 6 2020 The Financial Institutions Act (FinIA), which came into force on 1 January 2020, subjects financial institutions that engage in professional asset…

Social insurance obligation of foreign employees

Switzerland - June 18 2020 Switzerland has concluded numerous bilateral and multinational agreements with the aim of avoiding double Social Security obligations for…

How is income from e-sports events taxed?

Switzerland - June 17 2020 E-sport, i.e. The direct competition between people using suitable video and computer games on different devices and digital platforms under…

COVID-19 moratorium for SMEs - who benefits?

Switzerland - June 9 2020 The COVID-19 regulation on insolvency law set out the conditions under which COVID-19-related over-indebtedness of the company does not to lead to a…