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Switzerland: Update On Recent Arbitral Developments And Tendencies
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Nicolas Ulmer and Lionel Serex Switzerland has long profited from its status as a small, reliable and neutral country, to be a major venue for international arbitration. In addition, Swiss substantive law is often chosen as a "neutral"... Read More

Polanski decision shows Swiss privileges for rich
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

GENEVA - (APINTL) Switzerland's decision to reject a U.S. extradition request for director Roman Polanski may have shown that legal principles are paramount here but also left the impression that the rich and famous enjoy special privileges, Swiss... Read More

Germany, Switzerland reach tax agreement
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (APINTL) Germany and Switzerland said Friday that they have reached a preliminary agreement to exchange information on suspected tax cheats a key step toward defusing a long-festering irritant in relations. The two sides initialed a new double... Read More

Swiss lawmakers reject deal with US in UBS tax row
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

GENEVA - (AP) Switzerland's effort to end a tax-evasion dispute with Washington hit a major setback Tuesday when lawmakers blocked a treaty that would have seen the largest Swiss bank give U.S. authorities files on thousands of American clients... Read More

Western European Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (WE)

Western European Laws Toolbox Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European... Read More