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Appeal by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd granted

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Appeal by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd granted

For the time being, Pilatus does not have to discontinue its support of maintenance and repair services in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. This is the decision of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court.

Italian group request for administrative assistance in tax matters is admissible

Italian group request for administrative assistance in tax matters is admissible

The Federal Administrative Court rejects the appeal of two Italian taxpayers and confirms that their bank details can be sent to the Italian tax authority. The Italian group request for administrative assistance in tax matters regarding so-called “recalcitrant Italian taxpayers” which are identified based on a behavioural model is admissible.

Asylum granted to well-known couple from Kazakhstan

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Asylum granted to well-known couple from Kazakhstan

The Federal Administrative Court is granting asylum to a Kazakh couple who are now divorced. It rules that the couple, who previously held high-ranking positions in the Kazakh regime, are at risk of being subject to unfair criminal proceedings if they return to the country.


“Crypto Affair”: export licence applications to remain suspended

Various individual export licence applications for encryption modules and devices will remain suspended until the Office of the Attorney General has completed its investigations into the matter. The Federal Administrative Court dismisses the appeals from Crypto International AG and TCG Legacy AG in Liquidation without entering into the substance of the case.

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FAC film triumphs in Cannes

The jury at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards was impressed by the FAC's corporate film, which scooped up a Silver Dolphin in the "Corporate Image Films" category.

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Asylum: judgment on withdrawing temporary admission

In a landmark judgment, the Federal Administrative Court has ruled that the State Secretariat for Migration is obliged to apply the principle of proportionality in cases where temporary admission is to be withdrawn. The Court also notes that temporary admission has been subject to significant changes in the law over the past few years in order to reinforce the status of those admitted on this basis.


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