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Geneva 

Its 200 employees are committed to bringing you their extensive range of different services covering a whole variety of sectors, as befits this truly international city. Top professionals work together to devise solutions tailored specifically to your requirements. They’re looking forward to meeting you!
Our Services

Audit

  • Audits of annual and consolidated financial statements in accordance with the Swiss Code of Obligations
  • Audits of associations, foundations and pension funds, with a center of expertise in French-speaking Switzerland
  • Audits of public-law corporations and nonprofit organizations (IPSAS, HAM2, ARR 21)

 

Maximum Assurance – Validation

Validation of company incorporations and capital increases; validation under the Swiss Mergers Act; assurance on the restructuring of corporate groups, assurance on shared service centers; assurance on existing internal control systems; assurance on the preparation of budgets and financial plans; assurance for audit committees; assurance on the enforcement of contracts and current regulatory issues; validation and certification of IT systems; assurance on research projects (FP7) or for institutional donors

Tax and Legal

  •  Advice on Swiss and international tax matters relating to company taxation, including transfer pricing
  • Advice on VAT and customs regulations at a national and international level (Swiss and European VAT) and support with meeting VAT obligations (logging, tax representation, VAT returns, etc.)
  • Tax planning and optimization for business owners and companies (and corporate groups)
  • Advice on Swiss and international tax matters relating to the taxation of individuals
  • Advice on setting up banks, trading companies and other financial intermediary services
  • Advice on governance and regulatory compliance
  • Setting up, restructuring, merging and liquidating companies (including cross-border restructuring/mergers)
  • Advice and support with company purchases and sales (letter of intent, due diligence, contract, closing, post-closing integration)
  • Succession planning, company handovers
  • Outsourcing HR functions (hiring and dismissing staff, contracts and regulations, health checks, hotlines)

 

Other services

Matters of social security law; advice and support with tax inspections (direct and indirect tax) and lawsuits; advising employees of international corporate groups working abroad; outsourcing accounting and payroll functions; interim support – providing temporary staff; advice and support on setting up new companies; performing official secretarial duties for companies (AGMs, EGMs, relations with the Commercial Register); obtaining work permits, including for secondments; general legal advice on various legal matters

Advisory

  • Advice on business plans and market and financial analyses
  • Support with setting up businesses in Switzerland and abroad
  • Fraud prevention and management
  • Crisis management, forensic investigations and expertise, risk management
  • Optimizing structures and processes
  • Transforming and optimizing IT operations
  • Advice and expertise on IT security and data protection
  • Advice, selection, analysis and optimization of management systems (ERP)
  • IT validation and certification services

 

Other services

Economic analyses and company evaluations; advice on information system strategy and architecture; advice and support on succession matters and company acquisitions and sales; financial, fiscal and legal due diligence; company valuations; real estate: due diligence, advice on purchases and sales, market studies

Specific industries and sectors

  • Commodities and energy trading
  • Banks and financial service providers
  • Public sector (healthcare, education and infrastructure)
  • Healthcare
  • Humanitarian and development sector
  • International sports federations and organizations

Contact us

KPMG AG

Rue de Lyon 111
P.O. Box 347

1211 Geneva 13

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Phone +41 58 249 25 15

Fax +41 58 249 73 13

Yvan Mermod

Yvan Mermod

Partner, Audit Financial Services

+41 58 249 37 80