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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Taxes payable by cryptocurrency make Switzerland a leader in the implementation of crypto assets   Thanks to its collaboration with Bitcoin Swiss, Canton Zug announced that it will accept tax payments by Bitcoin and Ether (for both companies and private individuals) up to an amount of CHF 100.000, starting from February 2021, becoming the first...
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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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More favourable conditions for Cypriot businesses with Swiss ties under new DTT   On 21st July 2020, Cyprus and Switzerland signed a protocol amending the 2014 double taxation agreement with the aim to strengthen the economic relations between them by eliminating double taxation on income and capital, while at the same time preventing reduced/no taxation...
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FINMA authorises SO-FIT as supervisory organisation under FinIA and FinSA   Earlier in July, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) granted the first authorizations to the Geneva-based Surveillance des Instituts Financiers (OSIF) and the Surveillance Financière-based Organization based in Neuchâtel (OSFIN) to act as supervisory bodies under FinIA and FinSA. It has now been...
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Capital Trustees AG
Trade and companies registry: Zürich No. CHE‑112.645.753
Intra-Community VAT number: CHE‑112.645.753
Registered office: Bleicherweg 50 – 8002 Zürich, Switzerland.

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