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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning (BCP/DRP) is good practice for businesses, sometimes even imposed by law or the regulator. The coronavirus crisis currently exposes businesses around the world...
The Swiss trust law has been a long time in the making. Since the ratification of the Hague Trust Convention in 2007 several attempts were made by interested parties
As trustees we are frequently confronted with arguments according to which keeping proper financial accounts would be expendable.
This arrangement is usually executed via the Security Trust Deed.
The role of the security trustee is to represent the interests of the holders of notes, who have invested their monies, by taking on the benefit on behalf of the noteholders (and on its own behalf...
In its simplest form a security trustee is the person or entity holding the various security interests created on trust for the secured creditors, such as banks or bondholders in a financial transaction...
Baer & Karrer
There is no wealth tax at federal level.
FBT Avocats SA
The Swiss authorities engaged in an ambitious enterprise when they included trustees in the (Draft) Financial Institutions Act.
. Die meisten bis anhin angeführten Argumente und Vorbehalte greifen heute nicht mehr.
In the past, attempts made to codify the Trust under Swiss law have not been crowned with success.
Anaford Attorneys
That may be significant for Trustees as Lenders where a Settlor of an art trust intended the artworks for public display.
Baer & Karrer
SWITZERLAND'S POPULARITY as a hub for trust administration and related services has increased continuously in the past few years, and so has the number of litigation matters involving trust structures.
Der automatische Informationsaustausch (AIA) bezweckt den automatischen Austausch von Informationen über Finanzkonten zur Vermeidung von grenzüberschreitender Steuerhinterziehung.
Baer & Karrer
Most arbitration practitioners have never been involved in a trust arbitration. This is not really surprising: until recently, trust litigation and arbitration pretty much ignored each other.
Walder Wyss Ltd.
The anglo-saxon trust law has not (yet1) been adopted into the Swiss legislation. There is no Swiss substantial law on trusts and no such thing as a Swiss domestic trust.
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