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As local and international tax regulations become more prescriptive, dealing with them in a cross-border context presents you with a significant challenge. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities is rapidly escalating and the need for tax adjustments is rising accordingly. Our 350 tax lawyers are supported by strong technical tax intelligence teams that identify developments in tax law and policy affecting your business. This multi-disciplinary approach helps you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy.

Whether you are a financial institution, multinational, fund, investor or high net worth individual, we understand your business and the tax pressures you face. Our teams work together across Europe and beyond in the key areas affecting your business including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, e-commerce, M&A and investment funds, tax planning and financing. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with tax authorities as well as manage tax litigation cases. The right tax advice can make a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences.

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27 August 2020
CMS ad­vises Ever­bridge on the ac­quis­i­tion of Tech­wan SA
A team of CMS led by Dr Daniel Jenny has com­pre­hens­ively ad­vised Ever­bridge on the ac­quis­i­tion of Tech­wan SA. Read more here.
08 July 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to cli­mate change tax re­forms and in­cent­ives
29 November 2019
Gibral­tar’s status with­in the EU
AG opin­ion ad­voc­ates strict in­ter­pret­a­tion of EU dir­ect­ive, but con­firms dis­crim­in­at­ory nature of Bul­gari­an le­gis­la­tion con­trary to free­dom of es­tab­lish­ment The opin­ion of Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al Hogan (the...
20 August 2020
CMS ad­vised the ma­jor­ity share­hold­ers on the com­ple­tion of the sale of...
A team from CMS Switzer­land, CMS France and the CMS EU Law Of­fice in Brus­sels ad­vised the ma­jor­ity share­hold­ers on the sale of agta re­cord to ASSA ABLOY.
25 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 tax re­lief meas­ures
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19 August 2019
The ins and outs of Brexit – em­ploy­ment and tax as­pects
As the Brexit pro­cess ap­proaches its ex­ten­ded 31 Oc­to­ber 2019 dead­line, UK and EU com­pan­ies and their em­ploy­ees are fo­cus­ing on the key em­ploy­ment law and tax ques­tions that will shape busi­ness and the...
13 July 2020
CMS ad­vises on the sale of key­on AG
A team from CMS Switzer­land led by part­ner Stephan Wer­len ad­vised the share­hold­ers of key­on AG on all leg­al mat­ters dur­ing the trans­ac­tion of all shares to Swiss IT Se­cur­ity AG.
30 April 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty tax­a­tion
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on in­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty tax­a­tion? In this CMS Ex­pert Guide, we tell you everything you need to know about it.
14 August 2019
Switzer­land re­vises trans­par­ency ob­lig­a­tions – Part 2: Swiss par­lia­ment...
Switzer­land re­vises trans­par­ency ob­lig­a­tions On 21 June 2019, the Swiss par­lia­ment passed a law that im­ple­men­ted the re­com­mend­a­tions of the Glob­al For­um on Trans­par­ency and Ex­change of In­form­a­tion for...
24 April 2020
CMS again achieves top po­s­i­tions in BIL­ANZ / Le Temps rank­ing 2020
The best law­yers in Switzer­land 2020 were se­lec­ted by the busi­ness magazine BIL­ANZ.
27 July 2018
CMS Ex­pert Guide to trans­fer pri­cing doc­u­ment­a­tion
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on trans­fer pri­cing doc­u­ment­a­tion? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
30 July 2019
Switzer­land re­vises trans­par­ency ob­lig­a­tions – Part 1: Swiss Par­lia­ment...
Switzer­land says good-bye to bear­er shares On 21 June 2019, the Swiss par­lia­ment passed a law that im­ple­men­ted the re­com­mend­a­tions of the Glob­al For­um on Trans­par­ency and Ex­change of In­form­a­tion for Tax...