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Responsible Business Initiative

On 14th of November 2017, the Legal Affairs Committee of the Council of States (LAC-S) asked for an indirect counter-proposal as alternative to the Responsible Business Initiative. On December 11, the Legal Affairs Committee of...

Press Meeting

The GEM organised a press meeting in Lausanne on 31st of October. Several journalists from the main French speaking medias attended. Discussions focused on the tax proposal 17, the application process of the “Stop Mass...

Federal consultation on tax proposal 17

The GEM is in favour of the measures included in the tax proposal 17, such as recommended by the Federal Department of Finance. These measures aim at keeping a competitive and sustainable fiscality, while adopting rules compliant with...

New GEM President

François Rohrbach is the new GEM President. He has been a Committee member since 2015 and acted as President ad interim since 1st of July 2017. He previously was a member of the Human Ressources Commission for four...

Federal consultation on the popular Initiative “Stop Mass Immigration”

The GEM supports the draft legislation to implement the new federal law on foreigners, as long as some remarks regarding the compulsory announcement of work places for temprary staff are taken into consideration.

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer visits multinational companies in Geneva

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, with a delegation of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF), visited managers of several member companies of the GEM. Discussions concentrated on the third company tax reform, Swiss competitivity and answer to...

New edition of the GEM public event

The 3rd edition of the GEM public event in multinational companies has taken place under the theme "Education and Innovation". The two previous editions have been a great success, allowing public to discover multinational companies from the...