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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May Briefing: Switzerland’s Humanitarian Tradition

Switzerland’s commitment to saving human lives and alleviating suffering in the world is a centuries-old tradition based on the country’s human rights ideals. As a neutral country, Switzerland has long played an active role in international organizations...

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