On our microsite you will find the most important information regarding market developments, services, and our business performance.
KPMG's Swiss Code of Conduct outlines the ethical principles that define our business activities.
KPMG European Real SnapShot - Autumn 2014. The overview of the latest developments in the real estate markets in Europe.
KPMG and the University of St. Gallen jointly analyzed the annual reports of 94 Swiss private banks and assessed their financial performance from 2006 to 2013.
This publication is aimed at international investors and multinational companies which are interested in the location Switzerland.
This publication gives you an overview about the coming changes regarding the new financial reporting act.
Do you already know everything about us and want to waste no more time? We look forward to receiving your online application.
Audit, Tax, Advisory, Corporate Services – how do you plan to begin? Choose your career at KPMG.
Want to meet the people behind KPMG? We will be pleased to share our professional experiences with you.
Ruedi Lustenberger: At the moment we’re probably feeling the impact of globalization more strongly than other comparable industrial nations. Switzerland has become a magnet for refugees of all kinds. Some are looking for work in our high-wage country, a second category wants to gain a foothold in our economic system as “false self-employed workers” under the protection of subcontractors. Added to that are thousands of real and fake asylum seekers every year who have fled from misery in their home countries and hope to have a better life here with us.
What’s more, pressure on our country will continue to grow in monetary terms, as well. Most countries on Earth have an enormous debt burden. And when that’s the case, you take money from wherever money is still to be found. That’s why Switzerland, our banks in particular, has become a target for all sorts of demands.
Ruedi Lustenberger: Our economy still relies on hiring a certain number of experts from abroad. And that holds true despite the fact that our dual professional training system is considered to be the best in the world. STEM fields, in other words science, technology, engineering and mathematics, need to be fostered even more.
Our relationship to the EU represents another challenge. They only have a limited appreciation for our special status. That’s why we have to be careful when it comes to our relationship with our neighbors and refrain from thoughtlessly negotiating bilateral agreements.
Ruedi Lustenberger: The focus here is on securing and revamping the welfare institutions. Yet that just won’t be possible without making some painful cuts. It would be wrong to strain the inter-generational contract and ask the young generation to cross-finance the second pillar, too.
One area truly in need of improvement is our regional development planning. Here, too, we have lived beyond our means in the past. More careful use of our land is the order of the day.
President of the Swiss National Council
KPMG Holding AG/SA, a Swiss corporation, is a member of the KPMG network of independent firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss legal entity. All rights reserved. The KPMG name and logo are registered trademarks.
KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”) is a Swiss legal entity. Member firms of the KPMG network of independent firms are affiliated with KPMG International. KPMG International provides no client services. No member firm has any authority to obligate or bind KPMG International or any other member firm vis-à-vis third parties, nor does KPMG International have any such authority to obligate or bind any member firm.