Company formation in Switzerland

Facilitation of banks’ capital accumulation in Switzerland

Early in June 2017 the Swiss Federal Council initiated the consultation on the proposed Federal Act (hereinafter – the Act) on the Calculation of the Participation Deduction for Too-Big-to-Fail (TBTF) Instruments. The Act is intended…

Revised Value Added Tax Act to enter into force in Switzerland

On 2 June 2017, the Swiss Federal Council decided that the partially revised Value Added Tax Act adopted by the Swiss Parliament would come into force on 1 January 2018. The revised Value Added Tax…

BEPS Convention signed by Switzerland

On 7 June 2017 Switzerland signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. The Convention will serve to efficiently amend double taxation agreements in accordance with…

Goldblum and Partners honored by CorporateINTL Global Awards in the category Corporate law firm of the year in Switzerland

We are proud to announce our existing and potential clients what Goldblum & Partners honored by CorporateINTL Global Awards in the category Corporate law firm of the year in Switzerland (2017) This success was made…

Bill on the Dutch Register of Ultimate Beneficiaries

On 31 March 2017 the Dutch government published the bill on implementing the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. One of the obligations under the 4th Directive is to introduce a central register that would contain information…

Switzerland and France sign agreement on EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg

On 23 March 2017, an intergovernmental agreement between Switzerland and France on the tax system applicable to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (EAP) was signed in Paris. The agreement will promote the development of the airport…

Paid Internship — English corporate law

We are looking for last year bachelor or graduate students, who study UK Legal System and need some practical knowledge and experience. Requirements: — Solid legal education and at least 1 year of relevant experience.…

Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

The Italian authorities have introduced a EUR100,000 (USD106,251) per year substitute tax on foreign income and gains for previous non-doms who declare Italy as their primary tax residence. This has been done with a view…

Swiss Federal Tax Administration activates the AIA online registration function

On 20 March 2017, the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA) switched on the first function for the automatic information exchange on its FTA SuisseTax electronic portal, where reporting Swiss financial institutions can comply with their…

Switzerland facilitates Group financing

The Swiss Federal Council has expressed its will to strengthen the financing activities of groups in Switzerland. Thus, it approved the changes to the Withholding Tax Ordinance on 10 March 2017. The amendments will come…