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Switzerland: Automatic exchange of information, update

Switzerland: Automatic exchange of information, update

Switzerland is expected to continue efforts for the automatic exchange of information (AEoI) with 38 partner states beginning 2017.


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In December 2015, the Swiss Parliament ratified the law for implementation of the automatic exchange of information. Unless a referendum is called against it, nothing will prevent the AEoI from taking effect as of 1 January 2017. Given the AEoI is a globally standardized regulation, individual countries have rather little leeway in its implementation. EU Member States have introduced the AEoI with an effective date of 1 January 2016, so that the first exchange of data will be in the year 2017 regarding 2016 data.


Read a March 2016 blog article prepared by the KPMG member firm in Switzerland: The AEoI will enter into force in less than a year

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