Tag: Etienne Kiss-Borlase

How Will The Swiss Economy Thrive In 2017?

Switzerland is home to a thriving banking industry that has been around for some time. The idea of placing money in a Swiss bank is quite common in the American lexicon, and it aligns with how strong the industry is in the country. This article explains how the country will see growth inside and outside of banking. There are quite… Read more →

Swiss Financial Institutions Scope For New Opportunities

Investment and finance experts in Switzerland are rediscovering a market that they’ve always had right in front of them. When the global financial crisis had its breakout moment in 2008, the lucrative Swiss banking industry was forced to confront not only its operations but also its branding. After decades of catering to the ultra-rich and the secretively wealthy, Swiss bankers… Read more →

3 Ways the Brexit Vote Affects the Swiss

The political structure of Europe is vastly changing before the very eyes of many long time citizens and patrons. For the most part, the British vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) has not been good news for most of the European countries. With many downturned economic trends forecasted for the next few months, the minds of many are filled… Read more →

Comparing the Swiss Economy on a Global Scale

With Switzerland regaining their second place on the global competitive economic scale, Hong Kong continues to be the only country more competitive than this EU country. The rankings, that were first conducted in 1989, is a comprehensive report that evaluates countries across all over the world on a wide range of criteria. This report assesses 61 countries, according to criteria… Read more →

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Swiss FIFA Drama

Over the past several weeks, FIFA executives have been under investigation as well as arrested in the Baur au Lac Hotel on the shores of Lake Zurich. The arrests come after extensive investigations into FIFA executives for bribery and extortion. Executives are believed to have accepted bribes as well as made illegal personal purchases in the form of vacations, cars, and… Read more →

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Swiss Market Finishes On A High Note

This week the Swiss Stock Market saw modest gains, continuing the positive trend from last weeks solid performance. Many believe the United States’ increasing employment rate is to thank for the improving Swiss economy. As Nasdaq explains, “The overall attitude among investors remained one of caution Monday, due to concerns over Greece. Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today to take note of the… Read more →

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Big Four Expand Law Division

For years, law firms have made a handsome living putting their employees years of schooling to work at an hourly rate that can hurt individuals and companies pockets alike. The most common gripe from clients stems from the fact that many pay top attorney money for jr attorney work. This trend has led many clients to take their business elsewhere, a migration that… Read more →