On 12 March 2019, the Council of the European Union published an updated list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. Authors: Eric Duvoisin, Annette Mathot
Today, the social security rights of EU/Swiss nationals are covered by the EU regulations (EC) No 883/2004 and (EC) No 987/2009. If the UK proceeds with the exit from the EU, i.e. Brexit, the current regulations between Switzerland and the UK would cease as part of the process. Authors: Lukas Naef, Marlene Kobierski, Tamara Soldati
The FinTech license was introduced on 1 January 2019 by the Swiss parliament. The Swiss Federal Council has adjusted the provisions concerning the sandbox. Authors: Darko Stefanoski, Orkan Sahin
By 1 January 2020 member states must implement a set of measures aiming for a uniform VAT treatment of certain cross-border transactions – it is time to act for businesses. Authors: Andrea Sohst, Christoph Drexl
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published on the 9th of January 2019 its advice on Initial Coin Offerings (“ICO”) and Crypto-Assets. This advice highlights a number of issues and gaps in the existing EU regulatory framework and provides insight to the EU policymakers when considering how the regulatory framework can be developed … More Are platforms trading crypto-assets subject to MiFID II/MiFIR?