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Switzerland and the G7's Proposed Tax Plan

Over the last few weeks, the G7 committee laid out plans to impose a minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. Companies looking to attract investors and minimize their tax burden have been able to find countries willing to give them a lower tax rate; this, in turn, helps the company grow and maintain value. Switzerland is one of the countries that attracts companies to its economy by using competitive tax rates. It is part of what makes Switzerland's economy so strong and competitive. Even though the Swiss government plans to sign on to the agreement for a global minimum tax rate, they are developing a subsidies plan to encourage the larger corporations to stay.

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Managing the Funds of Private Clients with Jamie Vrijhof-Droese

In this episode, David Warren – Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Bridgeford Trust Company and President/CEO of Bridgeford – sits down with guest, Jamie Vrijhof-Droese – Managing Partner at WHVP – for a discussion on WHVP’s origins, focus, and services as well as their work with U.S. citizens. David and Jamie go on to discuss the COVID crisis and its impact on their investment approach.

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Swiss Banks well prepared to handle Crisis

The Swiss financial market supervisory authority released a statement last month confirming the stability of Swiss banks. In the statement FINMA notes that "the operations of financial institutions and the financial market infrastructure in Switzerland are continuing to function well. The institutions are also well equipped to deal with extreme stress scenarios."

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Switzerland: Safe Haven during Crisis

If we have learned one thing from COVID-19, it is that life is unpredictable. A crisis can hit at any time and without notice. One thing you can do to protect yourself is to bring part of your wealth offshore. There are several suitable countries, but we firmly believe that Switzerland should be your number one choice. Let me share a little bit about Switzerland and why it is such a great country for wealth protection.

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