Blum&Grob advises Luciole Medical Ltd. in financing round
Luciole Medical Ltd. has successfully completed a CHF 5.3 million financing round. Luciole is a medtech company with products for monitoring blood flow and brain oxygenation. The financing was led by SVC-Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs as lead investor. Further new investors were Blue Ocean Ventures, Investiere and b-to-v Partners S.à.r.l. as co-investors. Numerous existing shareholders such as the Zürcher Kantonalbank also participated in the financing round.
NFTs in Metaverse: Do Trademark Owners need to register their Trademarks for Virtual Goods and Services?
“Nike Sold an NFT Sneaker for USD 134’000”: This York Times headline of May 26, 2022 and similar headlines regarding virtual goods in Metaverses or NFT Trade Platforms have made us realize that NFTs are not only for digital art but also a huge market for brand products.
New Proposal for Swiss Corporate Tax Reform
The Steering Committee representing the cantons and Swiss Federation issued its recommendation regarding the implementation of a modified corporate tax reform to the Swiss Federal Council on June 1, 2017. The corporate tax reform has been renamed the Tax Proposal (“T.P. 17”) and is, in general, based on the Corporate Tax Reform III (“C.T.R. III”), which was rejected on February 12, 2017, by Swiss voters.