The LIBOR will be replaced by risk-free reference interest rates by 2021. Swiss companies will have to analyze the impact in order to make a successful transition.
On 19 May 2019, the Swiss public will vote on the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF). By 17 January 2019, various referendum committees have submitted more than the necessary 50,000 signatures against the law.
Merger and acquisition activity among Swiss companies and investors hit a record high in 2018, paving the way to a record-breaking year in the M&A business. Get an industry-by-industry look at last year’s M&A deals and outlook for 2019. Read KPMG Switzerland’s Clarity on M&A.