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Acquisition of Real Estate in Switzerland (Lex Koller law)

Acquisition of Real Estate in Switzerland Each year, more and more people become interested in Switzerland, which for various reasons attracts the attention of foreigners either for business establishment or private purposes (housing purchase for…

Fintech regulation in Switzerland

Fintech regulation in Switzerland The Swiss fintech landscape has evolved significantly over the past few years and Switzerland continues to be an attractive area for innovators in the financial sector. Switzerland has no specific prohibitions…

Swiss Bankers — new rules for the Crypto- and Blockchain companies

Switzerland was among the first to see crypto’s potential, becoming a hub for blockchain activities and those interested in the technology. Canton Zug, often referred to as the “Crypto Valley”, was recently ranked the third city in the…

FINMA supervision for Goldblum and Partners

Goldblum aims to build reliable relations with clients and to protect the client’s interests. Several days ago we made a huge step forward towards increasing trust in our law firm. Our team is proud and…

Swiss Parliament Approves the Revision of Swiss Insolvency Rules

On March 16, the Swiss Parliament approved a revision of the Federal Act on Private International Law, modifying the rules on international insolvency. The revision aims at simplifying the recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in…

A step forward the revised rules on video and online identification

  On March 28, the consultation period on the amended FINMA Circular 2016/7 has ended. Earlier this year, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) had amended its Circular 2016/7 that established the requirements for…

Financial Market Supervisory Authority issues guidance on stay regulations

On March 21, the Swiss Financial Market Authority (FINMA) has issued the FINMA Guidance 1/2018 – “Implementation of the requirement for amending financial contracts”. The document clarifies FINMA’s supervisory practice regarding the implementation of the…

Financial Market Supervisory Authority clarifies the ICO Guidelines

As reported by Goldblum and Partners earlier this year, following a growing interest in cryptocurrencies, on February 16th the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published a series of guidelines on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This…

Goldblum and Partners defended health and beauty company against unlawful debt collection practices

Goldblum and Partners successfully defended an international health and beauty company in a lawsuit concerning unlawful debt collection practices. The company had been the subject of an unlawful debt collection which totaled over 400.000 EUR.…

The Swiss Council of States Publishes Observations on the FIDLEG and FINIG Bills

  On March 13, the Swiss Council of States has published its overview of the Financial Services Act Bill (FIDLEG) and Financial Institutions Act bill (FINIG). The FIDLEG introduces a series of new and more…