Financial innovations push for a review of OECD’s CRS The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has announced that the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) for the automatic exchange of account information (AEOI) will be revised and possibly improved in an upcoming consultation. The current system prescribes the collection of information on foreign tax resident’s...
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AEOI: The Swiss Federal Council adopts new Ordinance Following the assessment of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes on the implementation in Switzerland of the standard for the international automatic exchange of information in tax matters (AEOI standard), on November 11 2020, the Swiss Federal Council approved the amended...
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FINcontrol Suisse is the fourth supervisory body authorised by FINMA   On September 29, 2020, the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) granted the authorization to FINcontrol Suisse SA to operate as a supervisory organisation in the regulatory framework of FinIA and FinSA. The company is based in Zug and is the fourth authorised body, following...
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Switzerland declares Privacy Shield with USA non-compliant   In light of the recent case law of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the protection of personal data in the context of the Privacy Shield between the US and the EU, Switzerland has been reassessing the conformity of the Privacy Shield to the Federal Act...
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FINMA releases clarification upon trustees’ licence   Following requests coming from various interest groups of the Swiss trust sector, FINMA recently released clarifications with respect to the information to be submitted by operators as part of the application for a trustee licence. The application form made available on FINMA’s platform required to provide details on...
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