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Latest tax & legal developments for Switzerland

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Article - 29 Apr 2020

Swiss Withholding Tax Reform: Federal council publishes discussion draft of revised Withholding Tax Act

Federal council publishes discussion draft of revised Withholding Tax Act.

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News - 29 Apr 2020

EUTA Weekly update - Important additional Dutch tax measures to deal with COVID-19 impact announced

In this EUTA Special edition we provide an overview of the most important measures announced last week by the Dutch government.

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Article - 22 Apr 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis: corporate tax residence and substance

On 3 April 2020, the OECD Secretariat issued its analysis on tax treaties and the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Article - 22 Apr 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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Article - 22 Apr 2020

Swiss indirect tax implications for importing CBD products (THC < 1%)

Pursuant to a recent decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, the conditions from an indirect tax perspective for importing Cannabidiol products, i.e. cannabis...

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Article - 20 Apr 2020

20 April 2020 update on the EU responses to COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis

In this EUTA Special edition we provide an overview of the most important measures announced last week by the European Commission.

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Dutch Advisory Committee on taxation of multinationals Report
News - 16 Apr 2020

Dutch Advisory Committee on taxation of multinationals - Report

On 15 April 2020, the Dutch Advisory Committee on taxation of multinationals presented its non-binding advisory report to the Dutch government.

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Article - 15 Apr 2020

FOB & PW Update – Real Estate in Switzerland

Acquisition and taxation of Swiss real estate directly held as private asset.

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The new EU prospectus regulation
Article - 10 Apr 2020

A guide to Switzerland’s new licensing rules for portfolio managers

What portfolio managers need to know about the new requirements and how they fit into the existing regulatory framework.

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News - 09 Apr 2020

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg has advised EQT VIII in their negotiations to acquire schülke

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg has advised EQT VIII Fund which has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Schülke & Mayr GmbH (“schülke”).

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News - 08 Apr 2020

Switzerland | Legal requirements for short-time work in the context of the coronavirus

Regarding the conditions that need to be satisfied to be eligible for short-time work, the Swiss Federal Council has introduced certain relaxations.

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News - 07 Apr 2020

Our experts in Switzerland

To address all fiscal and legal questions related to the coronavirus outbreak, Loyens & Loeff has set up dedicated expert teams for each home market.

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