Attorneys at Law, Tax Advisors & Notaries

Our law firm was founded in 1981 in the city of Zug, Switzerland. We are an established law firm and yet ready to embrace change in the dynamic and demanding environment of the international commercial and financial industry.

With enthusiasm and dedication our lawyers advise renowned domestic and foreign industrial, trading and service companies as well as individuals. We provide legal advice, tax advice, and notarial services, as well as advocacy in litigation and other kinds of legal proceedings. We have built up specialized teams with a thorough understanding of the following areas of law:

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Duty to report open positions – Implementation in the Canton of Zug and first experiences

On 1 July 2018, the duty for employers to report their open positions came into force. The obligation to report open positions implements the mass immigration initiative adopted by the Swiss electorate four years ago. The obligation to report open positions essentially obliges employers, firstly, to report vacancies to the competent regional job centre (RAV) if unemployment in the relevant occupation exceeds a threshold value.

Tax Reform 17 finalised

The Swiss Parliament has finalised the tax reform 17 in the final vote of September 28, 2018. The new tax law should be implemented at the beginning of the year 2020. The entering into force of the tax reform 17 is subject to a possible referendum and a popular vote.

Accelerated distribution of dividends

The Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) has recently cleared the way for the accelerated distribution of dividends from subsidiaries to the parent company and the shareholders of the parent company from a Swiss withholding tax perspective.

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Highlights

Crypto Exchange

With the support of our experts in crypto and AML regulations we have successfully registered a new crypto exchange with a self-regulating organization in Zug, Switzerland.

Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

Having successfully completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies of the University of Zurich (UZH) in Employment Law as well as having passed the oral specialist exam, Philipp Bachmann was awarded the title of „Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law“ by the Swiss Bar Association in June 2018.

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