Zug goes digital

Zug-based companies from the fields of industry, FinTech and Life Sciences focus on digitalization. Increasing levels of digitalization have led to fundamental transformations and will be a contributing factor in structural changes in many industries. More and more companies operating in the core sectors of industry, FinTech and Life Sciences are going digital; this is […]

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Zurich’s clusters are gaining in importance

Future-oriented clusters such as life sciences, ICT and finance are developing very successfully in the Canton of Zurich. This is revealed in a new study by the Canton of Zurich’s Office for Economy and Labour. The high density of innovative companies and start-ups, world-class research and educational facilities as well as international accessibility all play […]

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Digitization: Taking the Right Steps

Digitization is exceedingly in a process of growth – and thereby fundamentally changing the way we think, act and interact. This transformation has not bypassed the financial industry, either. The fintech sector is gaining more ground and poses great challenges for banks. Fintech is an abbreviated term for financial technology. It often refers to a new […]

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Digital Transformation at Swiss Life – On Our Way to Customer Experience 2.0

“We are not controlled by digitalization. We do, however, take it seriously. And we believe it offers many more opportunities than risks.” That was my recent response to the question of a journalist who wanted to know whether the “digitalization nervousness” in our sector these days was somewhat exaggerated. The question is a thought-provoking one […]

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Corporate Tax Reform III (CTRIII) – A modern, competitive and sustainable tax system.

In light of the developments we have seen in the past years on the international tax landscape, the Swiss Federal Council decided to amend the existing corporate tax law to ensure Switzerland will also in the future be able to provide for a corporate tax burden which is reasonable and competitive in an international comparison, acceptable under the current developments (e.g. […]

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Why Schaffhausen?

Schaffhausen is the perfect place for your business and your family. The brand new video of the Economic Promotion summarises the main advantages of Schaffhausen – enjoy!   About the author Christoph Schärrer is head of Economic Promotion of the Canton of Schaffhausen. Schaffhausen is a dynamic and flourishing commercial region in the heart of […]

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Direct democracy in action

Every year one date is marked well in advance on the calendar of the voting residents of Glarus: The “Landesgemeinde” cantonal assembly. The Glarus “Landesgemeinde” is when the voting residents of the Canton of Glarus assemble together outdoors and is the canton’s highest political body. It is responsible for cantonal constitutional and legislative processes, setting […]

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