Tax

Taxes matter for companies, entrepreneurs and management. Our advice is solution oriented, innovative, effective, legally sound, interdisciplinary and internationally linked. Expect from us: diligence, experience and comprehensive solutions.

  • Across-the-board advice on all areas of corporate tax law: transfer pricing, VAT, tax compliance
  • Planning, structuring and implementation of mergers & acquisitions, real estate transactions, participations in companies (LBO, MBO, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital) and capital market transactions
  • Made-to-measure tax advice for entrepreneurs, families and managers
  • Support with tax audits, tax litigation, mutual agreement procedures, exchange of information, administrative and judicial assistance proceedings
  • Corporate Tax

    We are renowned for our expert knowledge and vast experience in corporate tax law. Our core competencies include:

    • Reorganizations (mergers, demergers, transformations, business restructurings, group internal transfers)
    • Immigration, company relocation to and from Switzerland
    • Tax strategy and policy
    • Tax risk management
    • Tax compliance and filings
    • Tax accounting
  • M&A

    We structure transactions of all kinds with a focus on:

    • Share deals
    • Asset deals
    • Mergers
    • Joint ventures
    • Restructurings
    • Real estate transactions
    • IPOs
    • Tax due diligence
  • Finance Transactions

    We have substantial experience with international financing transactions, especially bonds (including convertible bonds and regulatory capital instruments), derivatives, structured products, syndicated, secured and unsecured lending, acquisition and export financing, real estate financing and asset-based financings. Our clients include:

    • Major corporations
    • Banks, securities dealers, and insurance companies
    • Collective investment schemes
    • Fund management structures
    • Other financial intermediaries
  • International Taxation

    We advise on all aspects of international taxation:

    • Coordination of international tax planning and structuring projects
    • Interpretation of double-tax treaties
    • Mutual agreement procedure and APAs
    • Transfer pricing
  • Private Clients / Salary Taxes and Pensions

    We advise on:

    • Taxation of individuals
    • Change of residence
    • Foundations and trusts
    • Private and corporate succession
    • Retirement planning
    • Compensation models
    • Social security incl. pensions
    • Tax compliance and filings
  • Tax Disputes

    We support our clients in resolving tax disputes and represent them before authorities and courts:

    • Advice in disputed tax issues and dispute resolution
    • Representation in civil legal disputes with a tax background
    • Tax evasion and tax fraud proceedings
    • Administrative and legal assistance procedures
    • Tax questions concerning bribery and corruption
  • VAT / Customs Duties / Other Indirect Taxes

    We develop efficient and practical solutions to tax problems. This includes VAT, customs duties and other indirect taxes:

    • General VAT advice (domestic and cross-border)
    • Advice in reorganizations and transactions
    • VAT improvement and risk management
    • Preparation and support in VAT audits
    • Representation in appeals
    • Advice in customs matters

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