Swiss aggregate corporate tax rates have fallen in all cantons to approx. 14%. Also, changes in financial regulation, entering into force over the next 2 years, provide for 3 years of advantageous transitional provisions, make establishing a Swiss presence in 2019, under the current self-regulatory regime, much swifter and easier than they will be under the new FINMA-supervised regime starting in 2020. This conference will provide details of the current and forthcoming financial services regulation and an overview of the costs, tax and benefits of a Swiss presence for different kinds of wealth manager, including trustees, independent asset managers, fund managers and advisers, single and multi-family offices and corporate service providers.

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