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CVS Health Corp. (CVS) -- Fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled, fueled by a $1.5 billion tax benefit that will help the second-largest U.S. drugstore chain expand its growing role in customer care. The company will use the tax overhaul bonus to raise starting pay from $9 to $11 for its hourly workers and ...
BERLIN--insurance company Swiss Re AG says it is in preliminary discussions with Softbank Group Corp. on a potential minority investment by the Japanese ... Zurich-based Swiss Re is one of the world's biggest reinsurers, which provide backup policies to companies that write primary insurance policies.
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport reports that the Swiss PostBus company has claimed almost CHF80 million ($85 million) in excessive federal and cantonal subsidies over the past decade by manipulating accounts. Two PostBus company heads are leaving their positions as a result, and the company ...
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport reports that the Swiss PostBus company has claimed almost CHF80 million ($85 million) in excessive federal and cantonal subsidies over the past decade by manipulating accounts. Two PostBus company heads are leaving their positions as a result, and the company ...
Under Swiss employment law, employees are entitled to only three fully paid care days for an ill child; there is no regulation for parents, siblings or partners. When Manuela Breiter's husband was diagnosed with cancer, the Zurich woman had to change her life unexpectedly. In order to ...
A Swiss company that had plans to store electricity for the Lewes Board of Public Works power system has filed Chapter 11. Alevo had ... "They stopped paying rent in August, and we wrote them a letter saying they're in default, but I don't have any other companies knocking down the door to rent the space.
The expectations are mainly linked with the meetings, contacts with the Armenian and Swiss companies in such atmosphere. In 2017, compared to 2016, the trade turnover volume between Armenia and Switzerland increased by 3.5 times: in particular, the export to Switzerland increased by nearly 30%.
London, 5th February 2018: Her Majesty's Swiss government is delighted to announce the third UK Fintech Mission to Switzerland which, because of its past ... Both Austrian and Swiss financial institutions will have the opportunity to meet a carefully selected group of innovative companies from the United ...
By the time Britain has left the bloc, less than half of Switzerland's exports will be traded into the EU, according to the paper. The country's Federal Customs .... the established industrial nations." Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) supports Swiss export companies in opening up new markets to sell into.
In Switzerland as in neighboring countries, varied efforts are being made in order to strengthen the protection of personal data. This entails, in particular, the adaptation of the existing rules to new technologies and the Internet era. In some instances, Swiss companies need to comply not only with Swiss data ...
Coop, which currently has nearly 2,200 sales outlets throughout Switzerland and wholesale/production business active across Europe, has offered to procure the processed organic shrimps at a premium of up to 15 per cent and with an additional 5 per cent through financing for development activities, ...
President Trump is off to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the annual World Economic Forum. ... those actions have to be considered in the context of the popular backlash against what Klaus Schwab, the Swiss academic who founded the World Economic Forum, refers to as the "phase of hyperglobalization.".
The familar mascot of Swiss Confectionery will soon move to the bakery's new Mid-City location. (Courtesy Swiss Confestionery) ... According to public records, a company owned by businessman John Georges bought the St. Charles Avenue property for $1.3 million in June 2017. Culotta, who worked in ...
Swiss economics Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann has downplayed concerns that Swiss-based American firms might relocate to the United ... Speaking in Davos ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump, Schneider-Ammann said that if he were head of an American company he would think twice ...

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the investors who have long been proponents of bitcoin and virtual currencies, have advised Paddle8 since 2015 and had pushed the company to adopt blockchain technology. "We've long considered cryptocurrency as key to increasing transparency in markets around the ...
Swiss IT Company Veeam Acquires Cloud Backup Startup N2WS for $42.5 Million. N2WS provides enterprise backup and disaster recovery for Amazon Web Services (AWS). It lists Coca-Cola, Dyson, Oracle and Harvard University among its clients. Tofi Stoler 11:4718.01.18. Switzerland-headquartered IT company Veeam ...
Swiss retail giants Migros and Coop have each jumped two spots in an annual ranking of the world's biggest retail companies, published on Monday by ... Two further Swiss companies made it to the top 250: Basel-based travel retailer Dufry (127th) and Geneva luxury goods holding company Richemont ...
A new Swiss laws dictates that, as of March 1, live lobster cannot be cooked in boiling water without being stunned dead first. It also can't be transported ... He said Switzerland is not a major market for his company, compared with France, Germany, the United Kingdom or Spain. "But still it's something that ...
The spokesman said this kind of hostage-taking for loot was extremely rare, but some thieves might see it as a way to get around ever tighter security at companies. Cendror was also a target in 2011, when at least four individuals held up 11 company employees, forcing them to open the coffers. The thieves ...
Over 20 Swiss companies actively operate in Azerbaijan, and almost all of them have representative offices in the country, Philipp Stalder, ambassador of Switzerland in Azerbaijan, said at a press briefing in Baku Jan. 12. Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Switzerland amounted to $200 million in ...
A family were taken hostage in Switzerland on Friday to force the head of a precious metals company to hand over large amounts of gold, police said. ... The father, who heads precious metals company Cendror, was forced to go to his office to fetch "a large quantity of gold" and hand it over to the ...
Crypto Valley Association (CVA), a Swiss nonprofit tasked with bolstering Switzerland's blockchain and cryptocurrency industries, has published a code of conduct for companies issuing ICOs. Among other things, the document asks ICO operators to tell investors how money raised in a token sale will be used, how the token ...
Multinational companies based in Switzerland are increasingly moving experienced executives abroad to run production sites in lower-cost countries, according to a jobs placement company. The trend has been blamed on regulatory uncertainty in the Swiss marketplace. There have been concerns at ...
Hong Kong comes top of the competitiveness index for corporation tax (9.9%), followed by Nidwalden (10.1%), the canton with the lowest corporation tax in Switzerland. Other Swiss cantons with low business tax were Appenzell (10.3%), Lucerne (10.3%) and Obwalden (10.9%.) Even Geneva, the canton ...
The chairman of Switzerland-based financial technology company Avaloq will focus on expanding business in China and Asia as well as preparing for a ... the stock market operator, recently announced a major listing reform to allow dual-class shareholding structure companies to list from the second half of ...
Swiss businessman Kurt E. Sieber went to live in Japan in 1960. At first he managed a Swiss trading company, then an Austrian one. In 2011 he retired - but did not return to Switzerland. What does he think about the country where he has lived for so long? What challenges does he think Japanese society ...
The Swiss-listed company is also a leading player in industrial robotics and automation and wider electrification products. Its tie-up with Formula E will see it joining companies including Julius Baer, the Swiss private bank, German insurer Allianz, Hugo Boss and Visa as one of the series' commercial ...
As much as chocolate and watches, Switzerland is known for bank secrecy. That made the country a destination for money that the wealthy wanted to hide. Last decade, it also made Swiss banks targets for an assault by the United States government, which was tired of Americans escaping taxes on money ...
A team of Swiss and French researchers has discovered new laser technology for use in atomic clocks, resulting in super-accurate timekeeping mechanisms ... as well as the expertise of Swiss and French-based companies that build highly precise clock applications for meteorology and space navigation.
Zurich -- Swiss consumer protection organization SKS has filed a claim on behalf of some 6,000 car owners seeking damages from Volkswagen Group ... together with insurance companies supporting the legal action, it wanted to give Swiss-based car owners the possibility to enforce their rights without ...
Over four-fifths of Swiss business executives anticipate a positive economic outlook for the country in 2018, according to an annual survey carried out by ... On job creation, however, there is less optimism: though fewer companies expect job cuts this year (17%), only one-third plan to create new positions.
Swiss National Bank owned approximately 462,888.92% of Duke Energy worth $271,900,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Winfield Associates Inc. lifted its position in shares ...
Health matters were top of the list of people's concerns in Switzerland over the past 12 months, as an overview of political efforts outside parliament shows. ... It is striking that four of them focus on health issues: health premiums, the role of health insurance companies in parliament, organ donations and a ...
Well, almost - there is also some new energy. The political right logged its first defeat of the year with plans to reform corporate taxes. Switzerland must tax its companies in line with international standards. But if Swiss taxes on companies that operate internationally are too punishing, these businesses will ...
EY reported that Chinese companies had muscled their way past European firms, with some entering the top ten for the first time. The internet services company Tencent Holdings ($484 billion) and e-commerce firm Alibaba Group ($444 billion) were ranked 7th and 8th, having doubled their market ...
Chandigarh: Indian IT companies up North are looking up to Switzerland for the technical know-how in Robotics. ... We have had few meetings with Swiss companies and are hopeful to get into some arrangement in tech exchange," says Chandigarh-based Vindstorm Technologies Vice President ...
delegation of Swiss companies visit to Nigeria in 2018, as a follow-up to the outcome of the Nigerian Week in the three cantons. After South Africa, Nigeria is Switzerland's second-largest trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa. Nigeria exports mainly crude oil, while Swiss exports primarily comprise ...
Sirin Labs, a Swiss company, enjoys tremendous interest in its cryptosmartphone, which is still under development. Over 25,000 people have already ordered the innovative device at a price of $ 999. At the end of last year Sirin Labs entered the Top 5 of the world's largest ICO projects (Initial Coin Offering) ...
... any listed company. This year's profits mean shareholders can expect to receive a dividend payment of 15 francs per share, the legal maximum, although they have little to no say over how the bank is run. The central bank also distributes some of its profit to the federal government and to Switzerland's 26 ...
The year 2017 saw a record number of businesses created in Switzerland, many of them centred in the booming 'crypto valley' region, according to ... The canton of Zug, at the heart of Switzerland's so-called crypto valley, was a main beneficiary: almost a fifth more businesses registered there in 2017 than ...
One is to set up a company, the other is to work as an independent sole trader or as a group of independents in partnership. ... Switzerland's federal registry lists all registered businesses. Checking here ... Compared to many other countries, setting up companies in Switzerland is expensive. There are ...
Alternatively, you can go up an escalator, along a corridor and cross into the French sector where the same multinational car hire companies will offer you a different ... Reports in the international press and forums claim car hire firms in Switzerland are stopping EU citizens driving Swiss cars over the border.
Switzerland has seen a surge in blockchain companies setting up shop there thanks to the permissive approach of its regulator to initial coin offerings ... for a good or service linked to the startup at a future date and can be freely traded, offering greater liquidity to investors in private, early-stage businesses.
In February, voters backed a referendum to reject government plans to overhaul the Swiss company tax system, which planned to outlaw this system. Voters believed the new regime would unfairly benefit big companies at the expense of smaller firms and individuals. The government is now working ...
Avery Dennison logo Swiss National Bank grew its stake in shares of Avery Dennison corporation (NYSE:AVY) by 0.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 327,256 shares of the industrial products company's stock after purchasing an ...
The scandal hit LafargeHolcim (created after France's Lafarge merged with the Swiss company Holcim in 2015) in summer 2016 following a report in Le Monde. The paper claimed Lafarge paid Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in 2013-2014 to continue operations in northern Syria. Lafarge's Jalabiya plant in ...
Andersen Global continues its expansion in Switzerland as the Partners and professionals at Reviglobal SA join the existing Andersen tax team in ... tax work to individuals and businesses and specializes in direct and indirect tax, inheritance planning, company restructuring, internal compliance, HR ...


 

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