Hot topics

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.

Press releases

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State Secretary Jörg Gasser on working visit to Spain

On 10 and 11 December 2018, State Secretary Jörg Gasser paid a working visit to Madrid. He met with high-ranking representatives from Spanish business and the Ministry of Finance, among others.


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Key figures Swiss financial centre

Edition October 2018

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