Tag: Switzerland

The Global Competitiveness Map

Switzerland And Singapore Top Global Competitiveness Report Rankings

The World Economic Forum has released their 2015-2016 Global Competitiveness Report. The WEF have been publishing the Global Competitiveness Report since 1979, and today it seen seen by many leaders as the world’s most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness. Rankings are measuring using the WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI). The GCI is based on 12 pillars that provide a picture of the competitiveness landscape in… Read more →

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Geneva Announces First Ever Strategic Economic Plan

Geneva is known for having one of the highest densities of millionaires per capita in the world. But recently, it has been running a budget deficit, and it’s having a hard time keeping up with the growing strength of the Swiss franc, making many companies reconsider the area as their European headquarters. In January, the Swiss central bank surprised everyone by eliminating… 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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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 →