The European Commission and the Swiss Federal Council have each approved proposals to link their emissions trading systems, meaning formal signature of a new agreement could take place by the end of the year.Read Full Story
Swiss asset management firm Prime Partners has entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the US Attorney's Office, under which it will pay a USD5bn settlement.Read Full Story
German prosecutors have followed up the arrest of an individual accused of spying on the German tax authorities by reportedly opening an investigation into a further three individuals supposedly linked to the Swiss intelligence agency, the NDB.Read Full Story
The Swiss Federal Council has announced that an information exchange amendment to the double tax agreement with Belgium has entered into force. Read Full Story
An Advocate General to the European Court of Justice has opined that a French citizen cannot rely on the agreement between France and Switzerland on freedom of movement to avoid France's exit tax.Read Full Story
Switzerland and Ecuador have signed a protocol to their double taxation agreement that will introduce new provisions for the exchange of information. Read Full Story
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