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Modern families in Switzerland
Building a family as an LGBTI+ parent takes planning.
A decade later…the protocol of amendment to the double taxation agreement between Switzerland and the United States is finally entering into force
The protocol of amendment to the double taxation agreement between Switzerland and the United States is finally entering into force.
Brexit: Switzerland and the UK Guarantee Citizens' Existing Rights
An overview of Switzerland's agreement with the UK on the rights of citizens following Brexit.
Place of taxation of brokerage commissions
The new version of Article 21 the Cantonal and Communal Income Tax Harmonisation Act (CCITHA) will enter into force on 1 January 2019.
Modernisation of Swiss inheritance law: greater freedom for the testator
The Federal Council adopts message addressed to Parliament with the aim of adapting inheritance law to the evolution of society.
The Corrections: taxpayers required to address errors in offshore tax reporting by 30 September 2018 or face stringent new penalties
HMRC now have a nuclear legislative weapon against offshore non-compliance, in the form of the ‘requirement to correct’ (RTC) legislation.
Collecting Evidence in Switzerland – Dos and Don’ts
A number of States, including Switzerland, have enacted blocking statutes which may hinder or prevent the taking of evidence
GDPR and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act: the impact on sports organisations and businesses in Switzerland
We focus on compliance and the responsibilities of the data controller under the incoming GDPR and the (revised) DPA.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA)
GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will introduce new obligations to trustees based in Switzerland.
Wills for Brits living in, or with assets in, Switzerland
If you are British and live abroad the jurisdiction governing the execution of your Will may be more unclear than you would expect.