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First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Official visit by Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel was received in Neuchâtel by President Didier Burkhalter, the head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, with military honours. The talks that followed provided an opportunity to express appreciation of the excellent ... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Serbian MPs gain an insight into Swiss best practice

- Article Serbian MPs are visiting Bern to meet with lawmakers. The focus of the discussions is on Swiss best practice in the field of communication and financial oversight. The meeting is part of an SDC project in partnership with the Serbian National ... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Disclosure Office at SIX Swiss Exchange publishes its 2013 Annual Report

SIX Exchange Regulation SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd Selnaustrasse 30 T +41 58 399 2227F +41 58 499 2710 [email protected]  The number of possible breaches declined in proportion to the number of disclosure notifications. In the year under review, the Swiss ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Helping processors grow and prosper

Every company involved in creating, distributing and selling food has a keen interest in accessing capital. That’s because capital enables a company to do what it wants and needs to so it not only survives, but also grows and prospers.Companies that are ... [Published Food Engineering - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Switzerland Rejects VAT Cut For Hospitality Industry

After years of industry lobbying, Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, the head of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, has explained why the Government has rejected calls for a value-added tax cut for the hospitality industry.She said that a VAT cut to 2.5 percent ... [Published Tax-News.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Half Yearly Report

Barclays PLC (BPLC), Barclays Bank PLC (BBPLC) and the Group face legal, competition and regulatory challenges, many of which are beyond our control. The extent of the impact on BPLC, BBPLC and the Group of these matters cannot always be predicted but ... [Published TrustNet - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Platinum price answers may be found in underground Swiss vaults

Underground vaults next to a Swiss farming village may reveal one reason for the platinum market’s indifference to its biggest ever supply shock. Most analysts and market players expected steep price increases for the precious metal as a record five ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: India Pressures Switzerland To Ratify OECD Tax Convention

Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram has urged Switzerland to expedite its ratification of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) convention on mutual assistance in tax matters to ensure effective sharing of tax information ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Switzerland Prepares New Climate Tax Bill

The Swiss Federal Council has asked the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) and the Federal Department for the Environment (DETEC) to prepare a draft regulation to reform the nation's environmental and energy taxes.Switzerland has decided to move from ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 27 2014]
Entities: Switzerland, Taxes, Climate
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Swiss Discuss Banking Sector Tax Disputes With The US

Swiss Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has met for talks in Washington with US Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the US tax dispute settlement program for category two, three, and four banks, as well as the ongoing US criminal investigations ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 12 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

IRS, DOJ Not Alone In Seeking U.S. Taxpayers With Foreign Accounts: US...

Kevin Thorn, Managing Partner of Thorn Law Group, comments on the recent trend of CPAs, enrolled agents and foreign attorneys seeking to represent US taxpayers with undisclosed foreign accounts before the IRS and DOJ. Thorn cautions this may not result ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 14 2014]

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She said that a VAT cut to 2.5 percent from 8 percent would lead to an "unjustified privilege for the hospitality industry... and a high loss of tax revenue for the Federal Treasury as a result."
Following the settlements of the investigations referred to above in "Investigations into LIBOR, ISDAfix, other benchmarks and foreign exchange rates" , a number of individuals and corporates in a range of jurisdictions have threatened or brought civil actions against the Group in relation to LIBOR and/or...
"We intend to continue to pressure Switzerland to ratify the [convention] as well as abide by its obligations under the declaration that it signed on May 6, 2014" he added
The FDF added: "Switzerland is committed to ensuring with the US authorities a fair and balanced procedure in accordance with the principle of proportionality in order to prevent Swiss banks from being treated worse than other banks."

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Official visit by Luxembourg’s Prime Minister X... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
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Serbian MPs gain an insight into Swiss best pra... [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
The Disclosure Office at SIX Swiss Exchange pub... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
Helping processors grow and prosper [Published Food Engineering - Aug 12 2014]
Tax-News.com: Switzerland Rejects VAT Cut For H... [Published Tax-News.com - Aug 12 2014]
Half Yearly Report [Published TrustNet - Jul 30 2014]
Platinum price answers may be found in undergro... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
Tax-News.com: India Pressures Switzerland To Ra... [Published Tax-News.com - May 29 2014]
Tax-News.com: Switzerland Prepares New Climate ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 27 2014]
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IRS, DOJ Not Alone In Seeking U.S. Taxpayers Wi... [Published PRWeb - Apr 14 2014]
106 Swiss Banks Enter IRS Voluntary Disclosure ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 04 2014]
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