COVID-19: Current regulations restricting profit distributions

Political discussions have recently focused on limiting distributions of profits. Such calls have focused in particular on companies who receive state aid during the COVID-19 crisis. Not all legal initiatives have been implemented. The following article provides an overview of the current situation regarding the possibility of distributing net profits as well as other limitations. […]

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The New Swiss Rules for International Financial-Services Providers having Clients in Switzerland and Producers of Financial Instruments for the Swiss Market

Austrian credit institutions and other financial services providers rely heavily on the possibility of passporting their services to other member states of the European Union (EU) respectively European Economic Area (EEA) under the European freedom of establishment and freedom of services. When it comes to the cross-border provision of financial services to clients in Switzerland, […]

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