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Mandaris
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...
Python
Environmental liabilities, such as liabilities arising from ground or air pollution or from the presence of asbestos in the buildings of the target, are often a predominant issue in the negotiations of deals in pollution-intensive industries.
Baer & Karrer
By law, both listed and non-listed companies are required to have three corporate bodies: the shareholders' meeting, the board of directors and the external auditors.
Prager Dreifuss
Sein Betrieb lief über die Jahre hervorragend und so hat der umsichtige Patron für das Unternehmen – im vorliegenden Beispiel eine Garage – eine Aktiengesellschaft gegründet.
Baer & Karrer
Swiss M&A transactions related to public companies are mainly governed by the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("FMIA"; including its implementing ordinances) and the Swiss...
Baer & Karrer
Secondo le ultime cifre disponibili dell'Ufficio federale di statistica, riferite al 2017, esistono in Svizzera 590'253 imprese.
Intertrust
With the reporting of the beneficial owner register tightening up, Claudio Fanger, Business Unit Manager Legal in Switzerland, and Jurgen Borgt, Managing Director Switzerland, take a look at the...
Baer & Karrer
Nel mese di giugno del 2018 è stato pubblicato su questa stessa rivista un articolo concernente gli obblighi di annuncio dell'azionista e gli obblighi in capo alla società nell'ambito
Baer & Karrer
Both the seller and the acquirer face different tax implications depending on whether an acquisition is carried out by way of acquisition of stock (share deal) or acquisition of business assets and...
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Their end was unavoidable. Following a recent legislative amendment which entered into force on November 1st, 2019, the Swiss Parliament...
Charles Russell Speechlys
At its meeting on 27 September 2019, the Federal Council decided that the Federal Law on the Implementation of the Recommendations...
Baer & Karrer
Ten Years Ago, On 16 October 2008, The Swiss Government And The Swiss National Bank (SNB) Bailed Out UBS AG.
Baer & Karrer
Vorkaufsrechte an Grundstücken sind in der Immobilienpraxis weit verbreitet. Vertraglich werden solche oft in Mietverträgen oder aber in speziellen Vorkaufsverträgen
Baer & Karrer
Bei erfolgreichen Unternehmensverkäufen sind Zahlungen des Verkäufers an ausgewählte Mitarbeitende häufig anzutreffen
Baer & Karrer
In a referendum held on May 19 2019, the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF) was adopted by the Swiss people and the cantons.
Baer & Karrer
The regulatory environment in Switzerland is still very investor-friendly for the following three main reasons: limited investment restrictions
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Companies and individuals are increasingly confronted with the challenge of navigating Swiss blocking statutes when trying to provide US enforcement
Baer & Karrer
For any company, the decision to go public is a key milestone in its development.
Intertrust
Swiss companies had to maintain a register of holders of bearer shares and ensure access in Switzerland for a period of 10 years.
Baer & Karrer
On 21 June 2019, the Federal Assembly passed the Federal Act on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Act).
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