In recent years Blum&Grob has successfully represented many bank clients in the enforcement of claims arising out of swap mortgages. Our experts show in the current newspaper of the “Hauseigentümerverband” why the increase in cost of swap mortgages claimed by banks as a result of negative interest rates has often no legal standing.
Swap mortgages and negative interest rates: Banks’ position legally questionable
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.