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Referendum Rejects Limits on Executive Pay (December 12, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended ...

Topic: Constitution; Corporations
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Agreement on Tax Dispute (October 17, 2013) by Edith Palmer

Switzerland and the United States signed an Executive Agreement on August 29, 2013, that was designed ...

Topic: International affairs; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Switzerland; United States

Referendum on Executive Pay (March 27, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive ...

Topic: Corporations
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Burqa Ban Voted Down (October 01, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On September 28, 2012, the National Council, the lower house of the Swiss Parliament, voted down, ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Court Decision in Privacy Violation Case Partially Favorable to Google (June 15, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 8, 2012, Switzerland's Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgericht) announced that it had partially upheld Google's ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Military Conscription (October 05, 2011) by Edith Palmer

On October 3, 2011, the Federal Commission for Childhood and Youth Issues (Eidgenössische Kommission für ...

Topic: Armed forces and national security
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Controversial Referendum on Automatic Expulsion of Foreign Residents Convicted of Crimes (December 03, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 28, 2010, Swiss voters supported an initiative launched by the far-right Swiss People's Party ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Fees for Exchange of Tax Information Proposed (October 21, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On October 18, 2010, the Finance Committee of the National Council (Nationalrat), the representative chamber of ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Decriminalization of Narcotics Consumption Proposed (October 20, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On October, 15, 2010, the Committee for Social Security and Health of the National Council (Nationalrat), ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Health; Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Against ISO over Request for Country Name Change Declined (September 13, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The Swiss Federal Tribunal (Switzerland's Supreme Court), in Lausanne, issued a ruling on September 9, 2010, ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Switzerland; Taiwan

Exchange of Tax Information (September 03, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On September 1, 2010, the Swiss Federal Council (Bundesrat, Federal Cabinet) adopted the Regulation on Administrative ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Federal Procedural Laws Enacted (August 25, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On January 1, 2011, several federal procedural laws will become effective in Switzerland. These will ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Parliament Passes Agreement with United States on UBS (June 23, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 15, 2010, the National Council, Switzerland's lower house of parliament, reversed its initial, June ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Court Decision Denies Release of UBS Bank Records to the IRS (January 29, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On January 21, 2010, the Swiss Administrative Court rescinded a decision of the Swiss Federal Tax ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

New Law Encourages Multilingual Culture (January 19, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On January 1, 2010, a new Swiss law went into effect that aims at preserving the ...

Topic: Languages
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Federal Administrative Court Chastises Financial Markets Authority for Releasing UBS Records to IRS (January 08, 2010) by Edith Palmer

On January 5, 2010, the Federal Administrative Court issued a judgment in which it held that ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Referendum Bans Minarets (December 04, 2009) by Edith Palmer

On November 29, 2009, the Swiss people approved a popular initiative that inserts into the Federal ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Information on Tax Evasion (December 04, 2009) by Edith Palmer

On November 17, 2009, the Swiss Federal Authorities gave a progress report on the processing of ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

Exchange of Bank Information for Tax Purposes (June 25, 2009) by Nicole Atwill

On June 12, 2009, France and Switzerland agreed to amend their existing bilateral tax treaty by ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: France; Switzerland

Census (April 01, 2009) by Edith Palmer

On January 20, 2009, Switzerland promulgated a Census Regulation that became effective on February 1 (Volkszählungsverordnung, ...

Topic: Census
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

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Last updated: December 12, 2013