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“GAR Know-How Litigation”: Swiss Chapter

In the latest version of “GAR Know-How Litigation” Dr. Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci and Dr. Nicolas Dommer provide an overview of the civil litigation system in Switzerland.

by Dr. Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci and Dr. Nicolas Dommer in GAR Know-How Litigation
July 2020

The implementation of the patent box

Covid-19 and the related tax issues have been omnipresent in the Swiss tax landscape in recent months. The entry into force of the corporate tax reform (so-called TRAF) and the measures associated with it have inevitably been overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, companies have been able to profit from various TRAF measures as of 1 January this year. The patent box is one of those measures. Mid way through the first year of application, it seems like a good time to take a closer look at this measure in more detail.

by Dr. Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer and Manuel Vogler in Tax Newsletter July 2020
July 2020

IFLR: Switzerland restricts bearer shares

In this article of the IFLR, Mark Meili and Manuel Vogler outline the effects of the new Swiss rules on the disclosure of beneficial owners and the related restrictions on Swiss bearer shares. The authors explain what steps companies and holders of shares, in particular bearer shares, need to take by a certain deadline in order to comply with the new rules, and what sanctions may be expected in cases of noncompliance.

by Mark Meili and Manuel Vogler in IFLR: Capital Markets / June 2020
July 2020

The Restructuring Review 2020: Switzerland

In the latest issue of “The Restructuring Review”, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili provide an overview of the special features of Swiss restructuring law, taking into account the latest legislative developments due to COVID-19.

by Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili in The Restructuring Review 2020
June 2020

What comes after the bridging loan?

In the 15 June 2020 issue of the NZZ (New Journal of Zurich), Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili discuss the problems surrounding the repayment of the COVID-19 bridging loans and suggest an alternative approach to the repayment of the loans.

by Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili in NZZ - 15 June 2020
June 2020