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‘No Deal’ Brexit Checklist: Key Implications for Business

As the deadline for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU approaches, and Brexit negotiations continue, it is vital for companies to address the challenges...

New EU Legislation Tackling Work-Life Balance

The European Commission recently announced new legislation to address work-life balance and women's underrepresentation in the labour market. Across the EU, the overall rate...

Switzerland: Abolition of Bearer Shares and Criminal Sanctions for Board Members and Shareholders

In a nutshell:Issuance of bearer shares not permissible anymore after 1 January 2020. Automatic conversion of existing bearer shares into registered shares on...

Brazil executes Anti-Corruption Cooperation Agreements with Chile and Switzerland

Cooperation agreement between Brazil and Chile In April 2019, Brazil's Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) and Chile's Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...

US: Regulations Address FATCA Verification and Certification Requirements

On 21 March 2019, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations (the Final Regulations) relating to FATCA verification and certification requirements. FATCA...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

You’re Invited! 13th Annual Conference on Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law

We are pleased to invite you to the ICC-Baker McKenzie Thirteenth Annual Conference 2019 on "Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law", which will...

Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of...

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court: Decision on the ability of the IRS to obtain information...

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court recently addressed the issue of whether the IRS is able to access information about bankers and other third parties.

Legal Privilege in Internal Investigations: an Update from Switzerland

A Swiss Federal Criminal Court shined some light on the Swiss approach regarding the scope of the legal privilege.

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