Adrian Rüegg

Adrian Rüegg

Manager, Tax

Basel-Stadt votes yes to tax reform and remains tax-attractive

On 10 February 2019, the Basel-Stadt electorate voted by a large majority of 78.8% to adopt the "Basel compromise on tax proposal 17". The canton is proactively implementing the harmonization provisions of the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF).
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Fight corruption and stay compliant with new global standard ISO 37001

Globalization poses greater challenges for Anti-Bribery and Corruption compliance than ever before. Now any organization, regardless of size, sector or jurisdiction can certify its anti-bribery management system to an internationally recognized standard and join the effort to combat corruption.
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The anti-corruption journey of the DOJ and SEC

This article focuses on recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) trends and addresses the impact of the new DOJ pilot and the FCPA enforcements. It also highlights other relevant developments in the anti-bribery and corruption space.
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The new ISO standard on anti-bribery management systems

The wait is finally over. On 15 October 2016, the International Organization for Standardization published the much-awaited ISO 37001 standard on anti-bribery management systems. The world of anti-corruption experts is abuzz with predictions on the importance and likely impact of the new standard.
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Fraud detection using analytics

Few companies succeed in employing systematic data analysis to detect fraud. What’s necessary to build trust in an analytics based approach to fraud detection? KPMG’s report “Using analytics successfully to detect fraud” explains the challenges of managing an analytics-driven program.
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FCPA Enforcement 2.0: A carrot and stick approach

After an impressive (monetary wise) 2014 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement year, we have seen a rather slow 2015. Last year, 11 companies paid around USD 133 million, while the year before ten companies paid a striking USD 1.6 billion to resolve FCPA cases. So what is in for 2016?
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