23 August 2018

Court System and Legal Profession

Swiss Civil Procedure Law in a Nutshell (Volume 1 of 12)

This blog series provides litigators and corporate counsel from other jurisdictions with a practical understanding of the mechanics, advantages, and limits of litigation before State Courts in Switzerland.

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09 July 2018

Why can it be difficult for Activists to get Access to the Boardroom?

Shareholder Activism Series: A Primer on the Swiss Legal Framework

This blog series puts the spotlight on legal issues relevant to activist shareholders and event-driven institutional investors in Swiss target companies and introduces market participants from abroad to the pillars of Switzerland's legal framework.

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05 July 2018

Relocation of business activities abroad: Tax consequences and risks

Businesses nowadays structure their value chain globally. In doing so entire operations, but sometimes only individual functions (sales activities, services provided etc.), can be transferred within a group; often across borders. Such relocations of functions within a group usually occur free of compensation and have so far rarely been taxed. Nevertheless, a cross-border business restructuring can already under the current legislation lead to tax consequences; particularly, if the transferring company is not compensated in line with market conditions.

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