Country-by-country reporting adopted and in force 1 December 2017

On 29 September 2017 the Federal Council adopted the Ordinance on the International Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports (CbCR) of Multinationals. The Ordinance will come into force on 1 December 2017.
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Neues Prospektrecht auf der Zielgeraden

Am 4. November 2015 ist die bundesrätliche Botschaft zum Finanzdienstleistungsgesetz, FIDLEG, publiziert worden, das u.a. sektorenübergreifend vereinheitlichte Prospektregeln für das öffentliche Angebot und die Börsenkotierung von Effekten enthält. Inzwischen ist die Vor-lage von beiden Parlamentskammern behandelt worden.
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Schweizer Datenschutzgesetz: Resultate der Vernehmlassung

Am 21. Dezember 2016 veröffentlichte der Bundesrat den Vorentwurf zur Totalrevision des Schweizer Datenschutzgesetzes (VE-DSG). Die darauffolgenden Stellungnahmen der verschiedenen Anspruchsgruppen stellten rasch klar, dass der Vorentwurf nachgebessert werden muss.
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Factors disrupting the Swiss real estate investment market

If a market is being influenced by outside factors, disruptions are bound to arise eventually. Influential factors of this nature can be triggered by tax incentives and have also been observed in connection with the elimination of banking secrecy and capital market interventions. KPMG surveyed investors and appraisers about the Swiss investment property market.
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Swiss VAT rate reduced as of 1 January 2018

Swiss voters said no to the reform of the pension scheme. As a result, Swiss VAT rates will be reduced. Taxable persons must be ready as of 1 January 2018 - a very short deadline.
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5 essential steps to identify and mitigate third-party risk

How well do you really know your clients, vendors, distributors or local representatives? Many companies underestimate the risks and overestimate the quality of their third-party risk assessment. It’s time to reassess the risks and invest in Third Party Risk Management before the damage is done.
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