Switzerland

Fighting insider threats: One size fits all doesn’t work

Stop insider threat before it walks through the door. Robust screening and vetting processes alongside traditional recruitment strategies can help spot red flags. And the periodic review of existing employees is also an essential countermeasure. Above all, when in doubt, seek outside help.
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Tax Proposal 17 – forced slow down for Vaud

The Vaud authorities thought they had passed the hardest hurdle with the acceptance by their residents of a reduction of the profit tax rate to 13.79%. However, the uncertainty caused by the refusal of the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III (CTR III) on 12 February 2017 continues to rule.
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Tax Proposal 17 – cornerstones for implementation in the Canton of Zug

After the steering body comprised of federal and cantonal representatives has adopted recommendations on a balanced tax proposal 17 for the attention of the Federal Council, the Canton of Zug has confirmed the cornerstones for the cantonal implementation of TP17.
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Tax Proposal 17 – Switzerland presents its parameters

Subsequent to the Swiss electorate’s rejection of the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III on 12 February 2017, the Swiss Federation will soon be presenting a new tax reform. On 9 June 2017, Federal Councilor Ueli Maurer informed the public about the parameters of the new Tax Proposal 17, a reform which is largely based on the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III.
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Next curve in cyber security threatens to overwhelm Swiss companies

Cyber-attacks are a reality for most Swiss companies. But cyber security falls short when facing the new perils arising in connection with the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence. For the third consecutive year, our study “Clarity on Cyber Security” provides some insight into how Swiss organizations deal with new challenges.
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Industrial controls: Swiss are ahead of the game

The combination of smart machines and big data could potentially increase productivity and drive enormous economic benefits – changing the face of the economy. Switzerland’s ready to play a key role in building and operating such complex and mission critical systems for companies around the world.
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