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This section contains articles, comments from industry professionals, summaries, and forecasts,
to help you navigate the subtleties of risk-free capital investment in Switzerland, as well as
living and doing business in Switzerland.
Switzerland votes ‘Yes’ to being Tax Home for Big Business
Switzerland approved an overhaul of the corporate tax code, choosing to stay an attractive base for companies like Procter
& Gamble, Vitol SA and Caterpillar Inc. even at the expense of a short-term drop in fiscal revenue.
Work in Switzerland: Where to find jobs in Switzerland
How to find work in Switzerland, with information on the Swiss job market, job vacancies in Switzerland, Swiss work
permits plus where to look for jobs in Switzerland.
Swiss financial centre opens up to bitcoin
Two mainstream Swiss financial companies have started offering bitcoin investments to clients. Falcon private
bank and online trading platform Swissquote became the first fully regulated Swiss institutions to foray into
What the Swiss Vote on Taxes means for Multinationals
Switzerland is trying to hold on to its appeal as an attractive place for companies. In a May 19 referendum, voters will
decide whether to accept or reject a new corporate tax regime to replace the special tax breaks that multinational
companies now enjoy.
Tell it to the judge:
Examining the legalities
of tokenization in Switzerland and the US
It was a remarkably hot evening for Switzerland, but the topic at the latest Crypto Valley Forum Meetup,
held on June 19 in Zug, seemed hotter.
Switzerland is top in the world for change readiness
Switzerland has ranked number one in the Change Readiness Index (CRI) compiled by consulting firm KPMG.
The CRI compares the ability of countries to deal with a wide range of change drivers, be it technological,
economic or social change.
Eight Terms that You should know to do with Inheritance
Swiss inheritance law covers all the different constellations and situations that can arise in inheritance cases.
The topic is correspondingly complex. Anyone wanting to know about the subject in detail must be familiar with
and understand some legal terminology.
in Switzerland: Swiss business culture
While openness towards technology may give the Swiss an air of daring-do – do not be misled.
The Swiss tend towards conservatism, empirical-thinking and prefer to stick to the rules.
Swiss culture remains ethnocentric – a strong belief in ones own cultural group – and maintains
a cautious attitude towards outside influences.
Fitch awards Switzerland the highest rating
Switzerland’s credit rating remains excellent, according to the credit rating agency Fitch. The country scored
well in part to its prudent economic and fiscal policies.
How Did Switzerland become the World’s most innovative Country?
A small Alpine country that lacks raw materials, Switzerland has had no choice but to continually reinvent itself over
the centuries, developing alternative sources of income, such as agriculture, tourism and its service sector. What’s
the secret of its success, and how long can it continue?
Switzerland remains Richest Net Per Capita Nation;
US in second Place, Japan, Singapore in Top 10
Switzerland has felt a chill wind from pressures on offshore banking in recent years but it remains the richest country
on a net per capita basis, while rival wealth management hubs of the UK and Singapore are in the top 10.
Corporate Tax Reform
The consultation materials of the Corporate Tax Reform (CTRIII) joint project organization, appointed by the
Confederation and cantons, claim that Switzerland, although being a small country with an open economy, still
actively demonstrates its tax advantages.
Attractive ski arena Andermatt-Sedrun
The new ski arena Andermatt-Sedrun is snow-reliable and very sunny; it will offer many ski runs both for
advanced skiers, families and pleasure skiers, and is easily accessible by private and public transport.
Switzerland’s seven Secrets for Success
In economic and political terms, Switzerland is doing better than almost any other nation in the world. What does it do
better than others? What’s behind its competitive edge? And how can it stay on top?