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Farewell to bearer shares and introduction of criminal sanctions for violations of transparency obligations?

Switzerland - March 7 2018 On 17 January 2018, the Swiss Federal Council launched the consultation (Vernehmlassung) on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global

Switzerland adopts new laws on Financial Services and Financial Institutions

Switzerland - June 22 2018 On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament passed the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA) in a final vote

CMS guide to electricity - Switzerland

Switzerland - September 1 2015 Although Switzerland is a non EU-member state, Switzerland and the EU have been closely cooperating for many years. Since 2007 Switzerland has been

Counterclaims filed before Arbitral Tribunals seated in Switzerland - When are they admissible?

Switzerland - July 5 2017 This article is partly based on a speech the author held on 31 May 2017 during the University of Zurich Europe Institute's third seminar on

Switzerland - Federal Court confirms Refund of Withholding Tax for Investments held through Collective Investment Schemes

Switzerland - December 28 2016 By judgement dated 15 September 2016, the Swiss Federal Court overturned a decision of the Federal Tax Administration which had rejected the claim

Switzerland adopts new laws on Financial Services and Financial Institutions

Switzerland - June 22 2018 On 15 June 2018, the Swiss Parliament passed the Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (FinIA) in a final vote

Draft law to amend Swiss Civil Procedure undergoing public consultation

Switzerland - June 21 2018 The most important changes will be in the field of collective redress. This includes the adoption of a new group settlement procedure (opt-out), and

Proposed implementation of FATF and Global Forum transparency recommendations meets stiff opposition

Switzerland - June 11 2018 In its 26 July 2016 report on Switzerland, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes made a number of

Implications of Third Party Funding on the integrity of arbitral proceedings - Is there need for action in Switzerland?

Switzerland - May 22 2018 The general admissibility of Third Party Funding ("TPF") in Switzerland has been affirmed by the Federal Tribunal in its landmark decision DFT 131 I

Farewell to bearer shares and introduction of criminal sanctions for violations of transparency obligations?

Switzerland - March 7 2018 On 17 January 2018, the Swiss Federal Council launched the consultation (Vernehmlassung) on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global