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Where there’s a Will there’s a Way: New Zealand taking steps to legally manage COVID
The past few weeks have seen countries react in different ways to the usually simple act of making a will.
Powers of Attorney: Cross-border considerations
Powers of attorney (PoA) have existed for centuries, as a useful mechanism of delegating powers to others
Lockdown Lowdown (Part 1): What Trusted Advisors Need to Know
The question for trusted advisors is how to go about “business as usual” in the current environment
A Brave New World: Economic Substance
With offices in London, Geneva and Zurich, we are well placed to provide integrated advice on the Economic Substance Laws.
Time for resilience, reflection and re-building focus
Although estate planning may not be your first focus at this time, the current circumstances offer a time for reflection.
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.