U.S. Tax Reform in a Nutshell

How U.S. Tax Reform Impacts Doing Business and Investments Between the United States and Switzerland The U.S. Embassy will host a seminar followed by a luncheon on the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by President Trump in December 2017. Tax professionals from PwC Switzerland and K&L Gates of South Carolina as ...
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Registration Now Open For 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Original post by  Wilbur Ross , U.S. Commerce Secretary Today, I am pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit, with this year’s theme of: Invest Here. Grow Here. Succeed Here. The SelectUSA Investment Summit will take place on June 20-22, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington. The goal is ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Erath Hosts the Global Tampa Bay Investment Delegation

On May 15, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Erath welcomed the Global Tampa Bay investment delegation and Swiss business leaders at the official residence to highlight the Greater Tampa area as an investment destination. In her opening remarks, Chargé Erath emphasized the Florida region’s opportunity to build upon existing links with Switzerland and the formidable economic dynamism ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Erath Welcomes U.S. Investment Delegation

On April 26, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Erath greeted an investment delegation with the European American Investment Council and officials from the Economic Development Agencies of Greater Peoria, IL; Battle Creek, MI; Carroll County, GA; Longview, TX; Auglaize County, OH and Duke Energy as well a distinguished group of Swiss business leaders from a wide range ...
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U.S. Embassy Bern Hosts Export Control Seminar for Swiss Industry Leaders

Monday, April 18, Ambassador LeVine addressed over 60 members of Switzerland’s manufacturing and export industries at the U.S. Embassy’s second annual “U.S. Export Controls Seminar.” In her remarks, Ambassador LeVine highlighted U.S. and Swiss cooperation on defense export controls, both bilaterally and worldwide. Ambassador LeVine also detailed the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to create a ...
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U.S. Commerce Department Assistant Secretary Arun Kumar Visits Switzerland

Thursday, November 12 visiting U.S. Commerce Department Assistant Secretary Arun Kumar joined Ambassador LeVine, Dr. Christoph Lindenmeyer from Schindler Management and Swissmem, and members of the Swissmem leadership team for a high-level meeting. Over the course of their discussion, participants explored a wide-range of bilateral economic and commercial issues, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment ...
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Swiss Delegation Shines at U.S. Investment Summit

President Obama and Secretary Kerry Cite Swiss Companies, Investors The Swiss Delegation to the just-concluded SelectUSA Summit in Washington D.C. was the largest delegation in attendance on a per capita basis, as well as one of the most prominent.   Acknowledging Switzerland’s impressive showing at the Summit, both President Obama and Secretary Kerry mentioned Swiss companies ...
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Ambassador LeVine Welcomes Colorado Investment Delegation

On February 11, 2015, Ambassador LeVine welcomed a high-level investment delegation from Jefferson County, Colorado at the U.S. residence in Bern. Attendees at the gathering included leading members of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation, as well as executive members of the world renowned Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus , which has its North American headquarters in ...
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