SPG Finest Properties publishes newsletters about prestige real estate. They are aimed primarily at foreign investors and real-estate professionals. Available in French, English, Arabic and Russian, these newsletters will be sent to you on request.

Information and requests:
Phone: +41 58 810 33 31 – Fax: +41 58 810 33 43
E-mail: publications@spgfinestproperties.ch

Available newsletters:
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Newsletter n°1:
Purchase of Real Estate by persons domiciled abroad (“Lex Friedrich”)
Recent developments in legislation and practice: selected aspects
By Yves Jeanrenaud, Lawyer, and Ms Colette Lasserre Rouiller, Lawyer
Available in English and French.
See the first page

 

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Newsletter n°2:
SPG Finest Properties and Christie’s Great Estates partnership: a privilege link between art and prestigious real estate
Interviews of Joachim Wrang-Widén, Christie’s Great Estates, Real Estate Director, Europe and Claude Atallah, SPG Finest Properties, Director
Available in English and French.
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Newsletter n°3:
Explanation of taxation according to expenditure or lump-sum taxation
By Prof. Dr. Xavier Oberson and Fouad Sayegh, Lawyer
Available in English and French.
Newsletter obsolete. See newsletter n°9 updated.

 

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Newsletter n°4:
The current conditions for the acquisition of residential property in Switzerland by non-resident foreigners and the related fiscal consequences
By Jérôme Meyer and Alexandre Faltin
Available in English, French and Russian.
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Newsletter n°5:
Acquisition of holiday homes in Switzerland by foreigners from outside the UE and EFTA with no residence permit in Switzerland
By Cyril Troyanov, Lawyer and Ms. Sophie Laurent, Secretan Troyanov Attorneys-at-law
Available in English, French, Russian and Arabic.
Newsletter obsolete. See newsletter n°8 updated.

 

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Newsletter n°6:
Tax comparison between the acquisition of property assets and the purchase of shares in a real estate company
By Jérôme Meyer and Fouad Sayegh (lawyers), Oberson Avocats (Geneva/Lausanne)
Available in English and French.
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Newsletter n°7:
Lump-sum tax: a survey of the present position (a supplement to Newsletter n°3)
By Prof. Dr. Xavier Oberson and Fouad Sayegh, Lawyer, Oberson Attorneys-at-law
Available in English and French.
Newsletter obsolete. See newsletter n°9 updated.

 

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Newsletter n°8:
Acquisition of holiday homes in Switzerland by citizens from non-EU and non-EFTA countries, without residence permit C in Switzerland (new edition of newsletter n°5)
By Cyril Troyanov, Altenburger LTD legal, and Alexis Lafranchi S&L Avocats
Available in French.

 

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Newsletter n°9:
Lump sum taxation: new impetus?
By Fouad Sayegh, Oberson Lawyers, and Gregory Clerc, Oberson Lawyers
Available in English and French.