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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…

Goldblum and Partners advised Fintech Intermediary

Goldblum and Partners has advised a Swiss Fintech start-up on the legal requirements for establishing as a financial services intermediary in Switzerland. The start-up had previously raised CHF 27 Million from international investors. Goldblum provided…

Anwaltssekretär/in

Wir sind eine Kanzlei in Zug mit Anknüpfung und Schwerpunkte in Tax/Corporate, M&A and Fintech. Für unseres neue Büro in Zürich ab 1. April suchen wir eine Verstärkung für folgende Anwaltssekretär/in (100%, Zürich) Aufgabenbereiche: Selbständiges…

Swiss vote results on Federal Tax

On March 4th, the right of the Federal Government to collect taxes until 2035 had been confirmed by Swiss voters, with an appalling majority. This is a peculiar feature of Switzerland’s political system: as established…

Purim Holidays

Goldblum and Partners’ office will remain closed from tomorrow until March 6th for Purim holidays. For urgent matters, please contact Mrs. Schlumberger at [email protected]