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Benefits and incorporation of the Swiss corporation

The Swiss corporation (AG) is the most common type of company incorporated in Switzerland because it provides certain significant advantages. These are the most important benefits of a Swiss corporation, as well as details about the incorporation procedure, taxation, accounting and the status of the shareholders.

 

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Business structures in Switzerland for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs interested in opening a company in Switzerland can benefit from the tax incentives provided on federal and cantonal level. The first step to start a business is to choose the most suitable business structures. These types of business structures are the most commonly used in Switzerland by entrepreneurs.

 

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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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Asset managers of collective investment schemes

Find out which are the authorization requirements and the role of asset managers of collective investment schemes in Switzerland, provisions regarding the asset management of foreign collective investment schemes under the Swiss legislation and most suitable business structures for asset management.

 

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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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Switzerland Initial Coin Offering (ICO) guidelines - Feb. 2018

Financial market legislation for ICO in Switzerland - guidelines published by Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Find out the principles that will guide Initial Coin Offerings in Switzerland! Get support from the experts!

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