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Latest tax & legal developments for Switzerland

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Updated Article - 27 Nov 2020

Switzerland | Legal considerations relating to the COVID-19 outbreak

This article aims to highlight the most important points in this context and to clarify legal issues in the elaboration of possible courses of action.

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Updated News - 26 Nov 2020

Tax trends and tips to look out for in 2021

Tax trends we see in the market for 2021, tips and takeaways. Trends we see concerning transfer pricing and tax controversies.

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Article - 13 Nov 2020

FOB & PW Update – Taxation of corporations in Switzerland

Overview of the general principles of the taxation of Swiss corporations incl. 2020 effective tax rates.

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Article - 12 Nov 2020

Update on Revised Swiss Insurance Policies Act

The Swiss Insurance Policies Act (IPA) which governs the relationship between insurance companies and their clients has been partially revised.

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Article - 12 Nov 2020

Art. 329h CO - The new paid care leave

The Swiss CO will introduce a new provision on paid leave to enable employees to care for health impaired family members or life partners.

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News - 11 Nov 2020

Ombudsman - Affiliation Requirement

No ombudsman affiliation is required at all in case of serving institutional and professional clients.

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Swiss Insurance Oversight Act
News - 04 Nov 2020

Update on the Revision of the Swiss Insurance Oversight Act

On 21 October 2020, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch as accompanying text to the partial revision of the Insurance Oversight Act (IOA).

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Article - 27 Oct 2020

Recording of Working Time under Swiss Law

Federal Supreme Court recently published a decision concerning an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration and an extraordinary dismissal

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Article - 27 Oct 2020

Coronavirus - Home Office and Compensation for Rental Costs

In a Swiss Federal Supreme Court decision already published in April 2019 (4A_533/2018) compensation for home office was discussed. In the media, this decision...

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Article - 27 Oct 2020

Termination of an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration

The Federal Supreme Court published a decision concerning an unlimited employment contract with a minimum duration and an extraordinary dismissal.

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Article - 27 Oct 2020

Art. 13 para. 3bis ArGV 1 – Does a business trip abroad count as working time?

The Federal Council passed an amendment to the Ordinance to the Swiss Federal Employment Act (ArGV 1) which will enter into force on 1 November 2020.

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Article - 22 Oct 2020

Switzerland | COVID-19: Taxation of cross-border workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a large number of employees being unable to physically perform their work in their country of employment.

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