The other authors include Switzerland specialist Professor Clive Church of the University of Kent, Barbara Beck of The Economist, Andrin Waldburger of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Xavier Oberson, a lawyer and professor of tax law in Geneva, Dr Arthur Vayloyan, Head of Private Banking Switzerland at Credit Suisse, Professor Jean-Baptiste Zufferey, Vice-Chairman of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission, and other leading specialists in their fields.
The foreword is by Joseph Deiss, Federal Councillor and Minister of Economic Affairs.
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Foreword (Joseph Deiss Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Bern).
PART 1 - INTRODUCTION.
Switzerland: An introduction (Prof. Clive H. Church, University of Kent, Canterbury).
Why Switzerland? (Christian H. kalin, Henley & Partners, Zurich).
The Swiss Economy (Dr Eric Scheidegger, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Bern).
Switzerland and the European Union (Barbara Beck, Surveys Editor, The Economist, London).
Switzerland and the USA (Martin Naville, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Zurich and Geneva).
PART 11 - LAW, TAXATION, BANKING AND INSURANCE.
The Swiss Legal System (Dr Peter Max Gutzwiller, Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich).
Contract Law (Dr Roberto Dallafior and Peter Schatz, Hess Dallafior, Zurich).
Corporate Law (Gudrun Burgi-Schneider, Burgi Nageli, Zurich).
Labor Market and Employment Law (Dr Rolf P. Jetzer and Michaela Zehnder, Neiderer, Kraft & Frey, Zurich).
Social Security & Pension System (Dr Urs H. Schaffner, Mercer Benefit Consulting SA, Zurich).
Competition Law (Prof Dr Rolf Walter and Dr Mani Reinert, Bar & Karrer, Zurich).
Intellectual Property Law (Dr Mathis Berger, Hess Dallafior, Zurich).
Real-Estate Law (Christian H. Kalin, Henley & Partners, Zurich).
Matrimonial Property & Inheritance Law (Ingrid Iselin, Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva).
Personal Income & Wealth Taxes (Renato Bloch, Bloch Law Offices, Lugano and Luca Moretti, T&L Tax & Legal Advisors SA, Lugano).
Lump-Sum Taxation and Residence for the Financially Independent (Christian H. Kalin, Henley & Partners, Zurich).
Inheritance & Gift Taxes (Otmar Huber, Tax Partner AG, Zurich).
Corporate Income & Capital Taxes (Prof Dr Xavier Oberson, Oberson & Associates, Geneva).
Taxation of Holding and Domicile Companies (Adrin Waldburger, Pricewaterhouescoopers, Zurich).
Taxation of Partnerships and Branches (Dr Robert Danon and Denis Berdos Baker & McKenzie, Geneva).
Federal Withholding Tax (Dr Maja Bauer-Balmelli, Pestalozzi Lachenal Patry, Zurich).
Value Added Tax (Dr Mathia Bopp and Dr. Niklaus Honauer, Pricewaterhousecoopers, Zurich and Basel).
Swiss International Taxation (Prof Dr Xavier Oberson, Oberson & Associates, Geneva).
Swiss Companies in International Tax Planning (Christian H. Kalin, Henley & Partners, Zurich and Cess Jan Quirijns, MeesPierson Intertrust, Zug).
Corporate Banking (Urs P. Gauch, Head Corporate Clients - Large Corpoartes, Credit Suisse, Zurich).
Private Banking: A Swiss Success Story (Dr Arthur Vayloyan, Credit Suisse, Zurich).
Swiss Annuities and Life Insurance (Marco Gantenbein, SIP Swiss Insurance Partners, Zurich).
Banking and Financial Market Regulation ( Prof Jean-Baptiste Zufferey, Swiss Federal Banking Commission, Bern).
Anti-Money Laundering ( Judith Schmidt, Swiss Money Laundering Control Authority, Bern).
PART 111 - PORTRAITS OF THE SWISS CANTONS.
PART 1V - FACTS AND FIGURES (Complied by Christian H. Kalin, with editorial contributions from various others).
PART V - GENERAL BBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES.
PART V1 - ADDRESSES.
KEY WORD INDEX.