The impact of Brexit for UK nationals considering moving to Switzerland

One of the consequences of Brexit is that the bilateral Agreement on the Free Movements of Persons between Switzerland and the EU no longer applies to the UK as from 1st January 2021. UK nationals are as a result no longer regarded as EU/EFTA nationals but as “third-country” citizens, who are subject to stricter admission requirements for residence purposes in Switzerland.

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Adoption by the Swiss Federal Council of its Message amending the CISA to create the Limited Qualified Investor Fund (L-QIF)

Following our Newsletter dated 23 January 2020 in which we summarised the main characteristics of the L-QIF and indicated that the relevant consultation process had ended on 17 October 2019, we are now pleased to announce that the Federal Council has, on 19 August 2020, adopted the Message amending the Collective Investment Schemes Act (“CISA”) together with the relevant draft modified disposit…


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