Expert groups of the Law Department

Lead: Dr. Manuela Baeriswyl and Silvan Zemp (SwissHoldings)
Contact: law@swissholdings.ch

Addresses current topics of corporate and capital market law and discusses the further development of national and international legislation.

Group Heads:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Bohrer (Lonza) and Dr. Christian Rehm (Novartis)

Addresses current topics in competition law and discusses the further development of national and international regulatory requirements.

Group Head:
Dr. Boris Kasten (Schindler)

Addresses the further development of compliance systems and discusses national and international regulatory requirements.

Group Heads:
Flavio de Souza (Nestlé) and Sandra Middel (Clariant)

Ad-hoc group on the implementation of the Whistleblower Directive.

Group Head:
Carol Baltermia (Roche)

Expert groups of the Tax Department

Lead: Martin Hess, Claudiu Antal and Julia Besnier (SwissHoldings)
Contact: tax@swissholdings.ch

Covers current topics of international and national VAT law, discusses further developments of the regulatory framework, and promotes the exchange between member companies.

Group Head:
Dr. Lars Henschel (Syngenta)

Covers current topics of Swiss tax law, discusses further developments of the regulatory framework, and promotes the exchange between member companies.

Group Heads:
Eva Frehner (Sulzer) and Dr. Nadia Yerli (Philip Morris)

Addresses current topics of international tax law (in particular OECD rules and EU law), discusses the further development of the rules, and promotes the exchange between member companies.

Group Heads:
Christoph Wissmann (P&G) and Dr. Martin Arzethauser (Kühne & Nagel)

Covers current international transfer pricing developments (especially OECD) and facilitates the exchange between companies on the multi-layered challenges in everyday transfer pricing implementation.

Group Heads:
Michael Streibel (ABB) and Avni Dika (Syngenta)

Covers current customs, trade and origin issues in Switzerland and internationally.

Group Heads:
Massimo Trabucco (Nestlé) and Patrick Fässler (Philip Morris)

Working group CbCR

Covers topics related to the practical implementation of CbC Reports.

Expert groups of the Economics Department

Lead: Denise Laufer (SwissHoldings)
Contact: economic@swissholdings.ch

Covers the bilateral relationship with the EU as well as free trade and investment protection agreements.

Group Head:
Denise Laufer (SwissHoldings)

Covers current developments in the area of CSR, ESG and Sustainable Finance on national and international level.

Group Head:
Dr. Christian Leitz (UBS)

Contributes to the development of international accounting in the context of the IFRS Foundation and covers non-financial reporting, audit, monitoring of the self-regulation of the Swiss Exchange Regulation and specific topics such as tax accounting, financial risk management, etc.

Group Heads:
Peter Burkhalter (Swisscom); André Besson (Nestlé); Ian Bishop (Roche)

Covers access to financial markets , corporate finance, monetary policy, financial market policies and sustainable finance.

Group Head:
Urs Arnold (ABB)

Expert group in Communication & Public Affairs

Lead: Pascal Nussbaum (SwissHoldings)
Contact: communication@swissholdings.ch

Networking platform for communication & public affairs experts from member companies.

Group Head:
Pascal Nussbaum (SwissHoldings)

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