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CROCE & Associés awarded Switzerland’s private clients law firm of the year 2020 by ACQ5

For the fifth consecutive year, CROCE & Associés SA has been awarded “Switzerland – Private client law firm of the year” by ACQ5 Law Awards 2020. A testament to our firm’s longevity, legal expertise and professionalism. We take pride in knowing that many satisfied clients have referred us to ACQ5. The ACQ5 Law Awards are …

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Les nouveautés en matière de blanchiment d'argent en 2020.

Lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent : nouvelles dispositions depuis le 1er janvier 2020

I) Introduction La Suisse continue son grand chantier en matière de lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement du terrorisme. FINMA, ASB, Confédération, les révisions simultanées des textes en vigueur se succèdent et il est difficile pour le praticien de garder une vue d’ensemble dans cette fièvre législative. La présente contribution a justement pour …

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Will the AML rules soon cover lawyers too?

On 1 June, the Federal Council launched a new consultation procedure with a view to amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) yet again. The latest targets to come into the sights of the authorities are “advisors”: lawyers, notaries, tax specialists and even accountants if they provide certain services, in particular company and trust creation, management …

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The end of the road for bearer shares in Switzerland?

Last Wednesday, the Swiss Federal Council opened a consultation (lasting until 24 April 2018) into discontinuing bearer shares in Swiss companies limited by shares not quoted on the stock exchange. The draft bill will be debated by parliament in autumn 2018. If it becomes law, existing bearer shares will be converted automatically into registered shares. …

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Seasons Greetings

CROCE & Associés SA wishes you and your loved ones Happy Holidays and a New Year filled with health, peace and happiness. We look forward to seeing you again in January 2018.

New transaction reports for securities trading from 2018

From January 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act (RS 958.1, FMIA) which came into force in early 2016, will require participants admitted to a trading venue (Swiss securities dealers, foreign participants authorised by the FINMA, etc.) to report all the information required for the transparent trading of securities. Similar requirements are already in place …

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CROCE & Associés SA winner at Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017

CROCE & Associés SA has just been announced as Swiss “Private Client Law Firm of the Year 2017” by the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards. The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards recognise the achievements of law firms and individuals who have delivered exceptional results for their clients over the past 12 months. The 2017 Lawyer Monthly Legal …

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CROCE & Associés honoured by Acquisition International Legal Awards 2017

Acquisition International has announced the winners of the 2017 Legal Awards and our firm is delighted to have been honoured. CROCE & Associés SA has been named the “Best international Commercial Law Firm – Switzerland” The 2017 Legal Awards, which are now in their sixth year, acts as the ultimate guide to the very best …

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The corporate tax reform in the canton of Vaud will be effective in 2019.

Switzerland: The government of the canton of Vaud has just announced that the corporate tax reform (“CTR III“) will enter into force on the 1st of January 2019, without waiting for the federal tax project to be adopted (“Tax Proposal 17“). So, from 2019, the total effective rate of tax on profits (Confederation, canton and …

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