Switzerland Legal Articles
Law related articles writen by lawyers
and experts witnesses practicing in Switzerland
March 30, 2013 By Carlo Scevola & Partners
A brief overview of the emergency measures approved by the Cypriot parlament in relation to the banking sector.
This Q&A guide gives a high level overview of key issues including pricing and state funding, manufacturing, marketing, clinical trials, advertising, labelling, patents, trade marks, and product liability. This article was first published in the PLC Multi-jurisdictional guide to Life Sciences 2011 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Practical Law Company.
A Q & A guide to intellectual property law in Switzerland. This Q&A gives an overview of maintaining an IP portfolio, exploiting an IP portfolio through assignment and licensing, taking security over IPRs, IP and M&A transactions, and the impact of IP on key areas such as competition law, employees and tax. This article was first published in the PLC Multi-jurisdictional guide to IP in Business Transactions 2012 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Practical Law Company.
A Q&A guide to venture capital law in Switzerland which gives a high level overview of the venture capital market; tax incentives; fund structures; fund formation and regulation; investor protection; founder and employee incentivisation and exits. This article was first published in the PLC Multi-jurisdictional guide to Venture Capital Law 2012 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Practical Law Company.
Over the last few years Israel has become an attractive jurisdiction for tax planners, the following article will provide information on some of the tax benefits which new immigrants or returning residents can obtain.
An overview on the foundation structure, with a particular focus on Private Interest Foundations in Panama. There are many countries offering legal entities known as offshore foundations. A private offshore foundation is a private entity usually set by an individual or married couple to provide for their children and their heirs.
Asset Protection Errors - How to Avoid the Most Common Errors in Setting Up an Asset Protection Strategy
Many of you probably receive unsolicited junk e-mails offering different Asset Protection schemes. With so many "tax haven" jurisdictions and unlicensed companies selling unproven and unreliable Asset Protection techniques and entities, which do you trust? There are many flawed asset protection packages offered on the internet now days.
How to establish a Limited Liability Corporation, Joint Stock Corporation from a practical point of view.
What is a CFC? How is the Israeli tax authority treats these type of corporations after the new (132) amendment all in the following article.
Capital gains tax on real estate is imposed on any gaining one might have from selling his or hers rights at a real estate. The tax is imposed on the selling of ownership or lease which is above 10 years.
Arbitration is an alternative form of dispute resolution in which the person who rules is an arbitrator that was appointed by the parties involved or according to the courts decision.
The following article will explain the changes in the Israeli income tax ordinance regarding trusts. Through it we will stand on the main affects the amendment has on those who have established or planning on establishing a trust that has any relations to the state of Israel weather by having an Israeli settlor or an Israeli beneficiary.
How and whether it is possible to act ethically at international level.
How to choose the best jurisdiction for setting up a company and how to choose the corporate service provider.
The following article will guide you through the types of corporation, partnerships, and businesses you are able to establish in Israel. The article will provide you with all the necessary details and paper works you will be required in order to establish your corporation in Israel.
How to protect real estate and other assets.
The article reflects on the outcomes of the summit G20, which occurred in April 2009. White, grey and black lists of jurisdictions are described and analyzed. Latest tendencies in the offshore world are represented.
A Primer on Real Estate Asset Protection, by CS&P Fiduciaire, leader in asset protection consulting.
Why and how to setup an asset protection strategy