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Open an e-commerce company in Switzerland

Foreign entrepreneurs interested in setting up an e-commerce business in Switzerland must meet similar requirements in terms of company formation and registration as regular companies. These are the most important requirements business owners should be aware of regarding opening an e-commerce company in Switzerland.

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Open a virtual office in Switzerland

The main features and advantages of a virtual office in Switzerland are important for foreign entrepreneurs interested in incorporating in Switzerland, for Swiss companies that want to expand their presence in other cities and for foreign companies that need to establish a contact point with local business partners.

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SICAVs – Investment companies with variable capital

Find out which are the legal requirements regarding authorization and approval of SICAVs (Investment companies with variable capital), FINMA’s regulations regarding the establishment and activities of SICAVs, types of SICAVs according to their management and specific provisions regarding the institution and product.

 

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Fund management companies in Switzerland

Fund management companies in Switzerland are responsible with managing investment funds on behalf of investors and require authorization from FINMA. Find out more about the FINMA authorization requirements for fund management companies and their role and acquire help from our company formation experts.

 

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The Swiss Company Act

The Swiss Company Act establishes the regulations regarding the company formation process. The Swiss Company Act falls under the Swiss Code of Obligations, which is a section of the Swiss Civil Code. It includes certain provisions regarding types of companies in Switzerland, booking and accounting requirements.

 

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Open a SPV company in Switzerland

SPV companies are used in Switzerland for securitization transactions as a way to secure assets of foreign parent companies. Find out more about how to open a SPV company in Switzerland, the legal requirements for this type of company and the particularities of the Swiss securitization market. 

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