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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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The Federal Council decides to increase work permit quotas for non-Europeans

Bonne nouvelle ! Le gouvernement suisse a annoncé vendredi dernier qu’il augmentait les contingents de permis de séjour délivrés aux travailleurs extra-européens. Ainsi, 500 permis supplémentaires seront octroyés l’an prochain, soit 3500 permis B (+500) et 4500 permis L de courte durée. Ces autorisations seront versées à la réserve fédérale, c’est-à-dire que les cantons, dans l’hypothèse où …

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Tax crimes and money laundering – Current situation in Singapore

[pdf issuu_pdf_id=”140703143800-61422f5ce1c94f5b9a3edb6c617252a1″ layout=”1″ width=”640″ height=”480″ bgcolor=”FFFFFF” allow_full_screen_=”1″ flip_timelaps=”6000″ ] Following the adoption of the new recommendations of FATF (Financial Action Task Force) in February 2012, Singapore decided to include in its legislation serious tax offences as predicate offences for money laundering. Initiated already in September 2011, this measure is designed to strengthen the credibility of …

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Tax crimes and money laundering-a new focal point for FATF

[pdf issuu_pdf_id=”140703144358-5ddc8d56e97445d799a02425056dde74″ layout=”1″ width=”640″ height=”480″ bgcolor=”FFFFFF” allow_full_screen_=”1″ flip_timelaps=”6000″ ] By Lorenzo CROCE, member of the Geneva Bar, LL.M.   Having already been significantly threatened by the inclusion of article 26 OECD Model Tax Convention in the new Double Imposition Conventions negotiated by Switzerland and the disclosure of 4000 UBS client names to the American Internal …

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