Pestalozzi Team is dedicated to the Financial Services industry. The Team has the required industry knowledge and provides integrated legal & tax advice. The team is experienced in cross-border work and also manages multijurisdictional work flows and delivers consolidated advice to the client as single point of contact.

Belonging to Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law, operating for more than 100 years and being one of Switzerland's leading full service business law firms, the Pestalozzi Team is able to source and integrate any kind of legal & tax service that is required to cover your needs.
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As part of the white money strategy, and especially in cross-border private banking, banks and other financial services providers have launched procedures to confirm private tax compliance of their customers.   This pro...

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has set out rules on – eventually – extending the EU passport to non-EU (including Switzerland) AIFMs (alternative investment fund managers) and AIFs (alternat...

Swiss and foreign companies as well as their board members are compelled to act As of July 1, 2016, bribery in the private sector is subject to stricter rules and could more easily lead to criminal prosecution. Swiss a...

Swiss financial institutions, such as in particular, Swiss banks, are closely monitoring plans to introduce an EU FTT. The tax is likely to be introduced in a form such that it would be owed not only by financial institu...

Dividends paid to or received from UK group companies are exempt from dividend withholding tax under the EU / Swiss Savings Agreement (WHT zero rate). This applies so long as the UK is a member of the EU. The benefits...

Hintergrund Die Schweiz ist im internationalen Steuerwettbewerb bis heute sehr gut positioniert. Zum einen wegen des im internationalen Vergleich tiefen allgemeinen Steuerniveaus, je nach Kanton. Zum anderen wegen der k...

The terms of upstream guarantees (including cross-stream, as opposed to downstream) will typically limit the guarantee amount to the guarantor company's distributable reserves - in the same way as a dividend distribut...