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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 ...
... 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 ...
Lafarge, which merged in 2015 with Swiss building supplies company Holcim, hung on in Syria for two years after most French companies had left as ISIS made major territorial gains. The jihadists, who have since lost huge swathes of territory in international military offensives, eventually took over the ...
The Chess players of LFDE - the company derives its name from the namesake road in the French capital, close to Porte Saint-Denis - are yet a few steps away from reaching the holy grail of Swiss banking, as Le Menestrel chose to put it in an interview at the company's headquarters, which lies a few steps ...
In an attempt to devalue the Swiss franc in 2015, the SNB invested 94% of its balance sheet outside of Switzerland. But it hasn't just ... The SNB holds more than $1 billion worth of seven companies: Apple, Alphabet (which owns Google), Microsoft, facebook, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, and Exxon.
Masco logo Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in Masco Corp (nyse:MAS) by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,179,041 shares of the construction company's stock after purchasing an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Swiss National ...
Top place was shared by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, followed by Hong Kong, Ireland and Bahrain. Factors affecting the ranking included the tax rate, time needed to comply with regulations, number of tax payments, and post-filing paperwork. According to the report, a company in Switzerland pays ...
CNN money Switzerland is a private company based in Lausanne, explained CEO Christophe Rasch, whose company MediaGo has signed a long-term partnership with Turner Broadcasting, CNN's parent company. He gave no further details on the financing. The company is hoping to reach a strong ...
The cable giant Liberty Global is exploring a sale of its Swiss and Austrian arms, a move that could help pave the way for a $175bn (£131bn) ... Liberty's businesses, labelled CHAT within the company after Switzerland's latin name Confoederatio Helvetica and the official abbreviation for Austria, have also ...
Both in Switzerland and abroad, companies are coming under increasing pressure to assess human rights impacts and adhere to international reporting ... businesses themselves are increasingly aware that showing respect for human rights, and implementing robust policies and processes to identify, ...
Swiss National Bank increased its holdings in Franco-Nevada corporation ... Shares of Franco-Nevada Corporation (nyse FNV) traded up $0.22 during ... The basic materials company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the ... ratings for Franco-Nevada Corporation and related companies with ...
Swiss National Bank decreased its holdings in Manulife Financial Corp ... Manulife Financial corporation (MFC) is a holding company of The ... and analysts' ratings for Manulife Financial Corp and related companies with ...
The Swiss consume more than twice as much sugar as the World Health ... Fourteen companies in Switzerland have started voluntarily ...
This direct-air capture system by Swiss company Climeworks might help ... Now, researchers in Switzerland are investigating a method of ...
In fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an ... While the company's low-THC hemp is illegal in the UK, its CBD oils ...
Swiss Consortium Adopts Single Digital Identity For Online Purchases ... A consortium of nine large companies -- including UBS, Credit Suisse, Swisscom, Swiss Post, SIX, Raiffeisen, ... Switzerland isn't only leading in digital identities. ... Homeland Security Warns businesses About Intel Chip Vulnerability.
Commodities trading company Vitol has taken legal action against "inaccurate and defamatory" allegations made by the Swiss NGO Public Eye in the wake of ... Vitol also takes issue with the report connecting the companies with "aggressive ... which it dubs "the most dangerous business in Switzerland".
Interestingly, HSBC Guzerzeller Trust Company of Switzerland has been ... alone, account for more than 2,300 of the 15,600 shell companies created by ... a strong suspicion that Tareen holds or held Swiss bank accounts.
Politicians, business directors and companies in Switzerland are ... It fears that extra regulations could hurt Swiss businesses, which may ...
BMW will have to pay a $158 million fine that Swiss competition ... of Switzerland has rejected the appeal by the company Bayerische Motoren ...
That's according to KrioRus, the only company outside the United States engaged in cryonics, the low-temperature preservation of humans and ...


 

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