Trainings

Compliance - introduction

The international pressure exerted on Switzerland and the specific nature of its banking secrecy has led in recent years to the ...

  • March 27/28, 2023
  • 2 evenings
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Applied compliance: clients & transactions

The multiplication of rules of conduct in the financial field sometimes makes it difficult to read the regulations, as well as the importance ...

  • December 7/13, 2022 and January 11/18, 2023
  • 4 days
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Compliance applied: suitability

The issue of banking compliance has historically focused on aspects related mainly to the client (identification, determination of the beneficial owner, etc.).

  • February 6, 2023
  • 1 day
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Compliance officer

A thorough and extensive knowledge of the aspects related to banking compliance is nowadays a key skill in the field of banking ...

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    Banking Law

    The growing complexity of acquiring an increasingly diversified and atypical clientele, of banking operations, of systemic and integrated ...

    • January 25 and February 1, 2023
    • 2 days
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    Banking law - introduction

    The legal aspects constitute the framework of the banking activity. In Switzerland, the rules are issued at the state level and ...

    • June 13/14, 2023
    • 2 evenings
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    Banking Taxation - Introduction

    The Swiss banking world has witnessed unprecedented developments since the financial crisis of 2008, with an unprecedented ...

    • May 30/31, 2023
    • 2 evenings
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    Risk, legal & compliance

    A thorough and extensive knowledge of the aspects related to banking compliance is nowadays a key skill in the field of banking ...

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      FATCA / IQ applications

      US tax law has a direct impact on the treatment of customers of financial institutions, on the one hand by introducing an obligation to identify ...

        Legal aspects of digital finance

        Digitalisation, Dematerialisation, Decentralisation, Disintermediation. The four "Ds" have changed the landscape of traditional finance, long dominated by financial institutions.

          Tax compliance for banking customers

          Simply complying with current tax legislation is no longer enough, as Swiss banks have learned to their detriment, particularly in the case of ...

            Cross border

            The course is intended to provide an overview of the regulatory issues and risks associated with the cross-border activity of a service provider. …

              Automatic exchange of information (EAR/CRS)

              The automatic exchange of information (EAR or SRC) came into force in Switzerland on 1 January 2017 and is intended to ...

                International mutual legal assistance

                International mutual assistance has undergone major changes in recent years, in particular as a result of the desire for greater transparency in the international ...

                  FATCA

                  The Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA) is an American regulation that came into effect on July 1, 2014, and is designed to ensure ...

                    FATCA - Tax Issues

                    The Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA) is an American regulation that came into effect on July 1, 2014, and is designed to ensure ...

                      Taxation - Integrated case of application

                      After having studied in detail the different facets of taxation, the participants are invited, through a major exercise ...

                        Taxation - Automatic Exchange of Information (AEI) - special issues

                        Maximizing tax revenues has become a priority objective for States that do not hesitate to enlist financial institutions ...

                          Taxation - International exchange of information

                          The fight against tax optimization of individuals and multinational companies has become a major concern of the international community ...

                            Taxation of foreign customers

                            The direct consequence of globalisation has been an unprecedented growth in cross-border investment. The private investor today thinks in terms of a number of factors, including ...

                              Taxation of banking transactions: Swiss withholding tax

                              In addition to mastering markets and information, good financial planning requires understanding and identifying tax mechanisms ...

                                Taxation of financial transactions

                                In an environment of increasing competition between international financial centres, indirect taxes are undergoing significant and regular changes ...

                                  Taxation of financial products

                                  Banks now talk a lot about what is called "product suitability", i.e. the implementation of internal procedures ...

                                    Cross-border taxation

                                    Maximizing tax revenues has become a priority objective for States and some do not hesitate to forcefully enlist ...

                                      Taxation of natural persons

                                      Taxation has a major influence on many issues related to investment and performance, whether it is a question of the tax system or the ...

                                        Wealth engineering for private clients

                                        The primary concern of any private banking client in Geneva, whether resident in Switzerland or abroad, is to make sure that their ...

                                          Market Integrity

                                          The various financial market laws and certain FINMA ordinances and circulars govern the various types of conduct ...

                                            Legal & compliance for trading

                                            At the end of this course, participants will be able to : Recognise the different current sanctions regimes and their ...

                                              Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2 (MiFID) / Financial Services Act (LSFin)

                                              MiFID II entered into force throughout the European Union at the beginning of 2018 and its Swiss precedent is expected to come into force ...

                                                Tax planning

                                                A judicious conservation and transmission of a heritage for the following generations is often at the basis of the objectives at the ...

                                                  Qualified intermediary

                                                  US tax law has a direct impact on the treatment of customers of financial institutions, on the one hand by introducing an obligation to identify ...

                                                    Tax recovery

                                                    Tax transparency, the automatic exchange of tax information or the increasing application of double taxation agreements mean that banks have to be more transparent and ...

                                                      Refresh legal and compliance

                                                      This course is a refresher course to update knowledge and understanding of the main issues that make up the legal and regulatory environment in which we operate.

                                                        Matrimonial and inheritance regimes

                                                        Wealth advisers (bankers, lawyers, trustees) generally study the personal situation of the client, focusing on his nationality, his ...

                                                          Residence and domicile of private clients

                                                          The Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) has gained considerable momentum in Switzerland since its introduction in 1997, the ...

                                                            Information security

                                                            After the progressive and vertiginous automation of banking processes during the 3rd industrial revolution and the generalization of "New Information and Communication Technologies" (NICTs), the ...