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.
On 16 October 2018, the OECD published the results of its analysis of over 100 Citizenship by Investment (CBI) and Residence by Investment (RBI) schemes that allow foreign individuals to obtain citizenship or residence rights.