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OECD/Council of Europe Convention

Digitalisation of the financial sector

Paying with mobile phones, trading in virtual currencies, crowdfunding: technological developments are presenting traditional financial institutions with a major challenge; internet groups such as Google and Facebook are noticeably moving into this market.

Company taxation

Company taxation

Switzerland supports international efforts to achieve greater transparency and a level playing field with regard to the taxation of multinationals.

FATCA agreement

Automatic exchange of information

More than 100 countries, including Switzerland and all the other most important financial centres, have declared their intention to adopt the new global standard for the international automatic exchange of information financial account.

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Switzerland is invited as a guest country to the G20

Switzerland will participate for the fifth time in succession in the Financial Track and for the first time in the G20 summit of heads of state and government, as well as in all ministerial meetings and working groups of the Sherpa Track.

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