August Briefing: Climate Change: Environmental and Political Effects in Switzerland

The Swiss take climate change very seriously. Both public and private institutions are undertaking extensive programs and initiatives to monitor, and reverse the effects of, rising temperatures.

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July Briefing: Tax Reform and FATCA: Will the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act be Amended?

In 2010, following the financial crisis, the U.S. Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The goal was to make it more difficult for U.S. citizens to evade taxes through accounts abroad. However, the new law imposes extensive reporting...

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June Briefing: Apprenticeship Education in Switzerland - Building Bridges Conference Report

At a recent “Building Bridges” conference on Apprenticeship in Switzerland, American Swiss Foundation members and experts discussed what the United States can learn from Switzerland about apprenticeships and vocational education (the dual-education system).

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