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  • 19.11.2020 – 08:31

    Brexit: Government takes further preparatory action to prepare the withdrawal of the UK from the EEA internal market in the field of investment services and activities

    Vaduz (ots) - At its meeting on 17 November 2020, the Government approved an amendment to the Banking Ordinance This measure allows banks or investment firms established in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to continue to provide investment services and activities as well as ancillary services ...

  • 03.10.2019 – 17:13

    ikr: Liechtenstein Parliament approves Blockchain Act unanimously

    Vaduz (ots) - The Liechtenstein Parliament today passed the Token and TT Service Provider Act (TVTG). This means that the law can enter into force on 1 January 2020. With the new law, Liechtenstein is the first country to have a comprehensive regulation of the token economy. On the one hand, the law regulates civil law issues in relation to client protection and asset ...

  • 08.07.2019 – 10:45

    ikr: Liechtenstein's Financial Stability Council held its first meeting

    Vaduz (ots) - The Financial Stability Council (FSC) held its first meeting on 5 July 2019. The Financial Stability Council is the central body for macroprudential supervision in Liechtenstein and has been legally established in May 2019. The council's members are representatives of the Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance and the Financial Market ...

  • 07.06.2019 – 17:39

    ikr: Liechtenstein Blockchain Act on track

    Vaduz (ots) - Yesterday, the Liechtenstein parliament dealt with the Act on Tokens and TT Service Providers (TVTG) in its first reading. Entering into the first reading was undisputed and unanimously supported. Members of Parliament recognised the opportunities offered by this regulatory approach and at the same time addressed the risks. "The discussions were constructive and at a remarkable level. I would like to thank ...

  • 08.05.2019 – 12:38

    ikr: Report and Motion on the Blockchain Act adopted

    Vaduz (ots) - On 7 May 2019, the Government adopted the Report and Motion on the creation of a Law on Tokens and Trustworthy Technology Service Providers (Token and TT Service Provider Act; TVTG), frequently referred to as the "Blockchain Act". Blockchain technology was initially developed for Bitcoin, a private digital monetary system. However, the technology can be used far beyond Bitcoin. Blockchain technology is ...

  • 26.03.2019 – 08:53

    ikr: Brexit: Liechtenstein is prepared

    Vaduz (ots) - The EU Member States and the British Prime Minister agreed at the EU Council this week to postpone Brexit until at least 12 April 2019. If the British Parliament approves the withdrawal agreement this week, the UK will leave the EU in an orderly fashion on 22 May 2019. If Parliament rejects the deal again, the British Government will have to submit proposals for further action, otherwise the UK will leave ...

  • 21.02.2019 – 10:05

    ikr: Financial Center Strategy for Liechtenstein

    Vaduz (ots) - The Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein is defining new measures to expand the competitiveness of the financial centre. Today, the Government published a comprehensive financial centre strategy, consistently pursuing the path it has embarked on. The financial centre strategy aims to strengthen Liechtenstein's attractiveness as an international and innovative financial centre for the long term. ...

  • 02.10.2018 – 14:08

    ikr: ECOFIN removes Liechtenstein from "Grey List"

    Vaduz (ots) - With its decision of 2 October 2018 the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) removed Liechtenstein from the so-called "Grey List". The EU thereby confirms that Liechtenstein complies with the EU criteria of tax transparency, fair business taxation and the implementation of the BEPS minimum standards. On 5 December 2017 the ECOFIN listed several countries and territories on the EU-list of ...

  • 29.08.2018 – 10:22

    ikr: Consultation launched on Blockchain Act

    Vaduz (ots) - In its meeting of 28 August 2018, the Government adopted the consultation report on the Law on Transaction Systems Based on Trustworthy Technologies (TT) (Blockchain Act; TT Act; VTG) and the amendment of further laws. A blockchain is a distributed database on which transactions or contracts are encrypted and stored in a tamper-proof manner. Blockchain technology not only forms the basis for cryptocurrencies ...

  • 18.06.2018 – 13:34

    ikr: Tax Act amendment adopted by the Diet

    Vaduz (ots) - In its meeting of 7 June 2018, the Liechtenstein Parliament adopted amendments to the Tax Act. The amendments were based on the review of the Liechtenstein Tax Act by the EU Code of Conduct Group regarding tax transparency, fair business taxation, and the implementation of the minimum standards to prevent BEPS. Concerning Liechtenstein, the EU working group identified room for improvement in a few areas of ...

  • 15.06.2018 – 16:23

    ikr: OECD Global Forum meets in Liechtenstein

    Vaduz (ots) - From 11 - 15 June 2018 Liechtenstein hosted members of the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) for working meetings. The Global Forum is an international body with currently 150 members, including all OECD and G20 states. All the members of the Forum have undertaken to adhere to as well as to implement the global standards on transparency and exchange ...

  • 01.11.2017 – 16:00

    ikr: Talks between Liechtenstein and China on a Double Taxation Agreement

    Vaduz (ots) - From 30 October until 1 November 2017 talks were held in Beijing on a bilateral Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Liechtenstein and China. The delegations explained their respective domestic tax provisions and exchanged positions on the DTA article by article. It was agreed that both sides would update each other about relevant developments in the ...

  • 27.10.2016 – 17:06

    ikr: Withdrawal of South Africa from the Rome Statute

    Vaduz (ots) - The Government of Liechtenstein has taken note with deep regret of the decision of South Africa to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. South Africa was instrumental in the drafting of the Rome Statute and a symbol of human rights and justice on the African continent. Without its voice and contribution, the International Criminal Court could not have been established, and its ...

  • 03.10.2016 – 14:25

    ikr: Milestone for the competitiveness of Liechtenstein's financial centre

    Vaduz (ots) - On 30 September 2016, the EEA Joint Committee, whose decisions result in the inclusion of new EU law in the EEA Agreement, decided to incorporate the first package of legal acts relating to the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs). "This is a milestone for the competitiveness of our financial centre, since equal access to the EU single market has now ...

  • 25.08.2016 – 10:18

    ikr: Improvements for the financial centre - Italy places Liechtenstein on its white list

    Vaduz (ots) - Italy has placed Liechtenstein on its domestic white list. The ministerial decree to this effect was adopted on 9 August 2016 and published on 22 August 2016. Pursuant to that decision, Italy deems Liechtenstein a cooperative state for tax purposes on the basis of the agreement with the EU on automatic exchange of information and exchange of information ...

  • 04.03.2016 – 14:09

    ikr: Liechtenstein reiterates its commitment to the OECD BEPS Project

    Vaduz (ots) - The OECD and the G20 countries aim to take action against tax avoidance in multinational enterprises. They have developed measures against artificial profit shifting and tax base erosion (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting - BEPS). The goal of the BEPS Project is to support countries in protecting their tax base and at the same time to ensure that legal ...

  • 29.01.2016 – 13:29

    ikr: OECD - BEPS Project: Liechtenstein signs agreement on country-by-country reports

    Vaduz (ots) - On 27 January 2016, Liechtenstein signed a multilateral agreement on the automatic exchange of country-by-country reports. The agreement was developed within the framework of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project by the G20 states and the OECD in the area of corporate taxation and is considered a new minimum standard. By signing the ...

  • 28.10.2015 – 18:04

    ikr: Liechtenstein and EU sign Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Tax Information

    Vaduz (ots) - Aurelia Frick, Liechtenstein's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of Luxembourg, as representative of the EU Presidency and Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on behalf of the EU Commission in Strasbourg today signed an Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information. Liechtenstein and the EU Member States ...

  • 17.06.2015 – 19:03

    ikr: Liechtenstein complies with international tax cooperation standards

    Vaduz (ots) - Liechtenstein decisively rejects the reproach that it is failing to cooperate with the EU in tax matters, and refers to the already-existing close cooperation with the EU in tax matters as well as its commitment to applicable international standards. In view of the already well-advanced status of the negotiations and discussions with the EU concerning ...

  • 26.02.2015 – 09:05

    ikr: 20 years of the EEA - The EEA as a model of success for Liechtenstein

    Vaduz (ots) - On 1 May 2015, Liechtenstein will look back on 20 years of membership in the European Economic Area (EEA). For this occasion, the Government commissioned a representative survey among Liechtenstein voters for the first time in November 2014. The survey was prepared by the Liechtenstein Institute in cooperation with the EEA Coordination Unit, the Ministry ...