Globalization obliges: from international contracts and transfer pricing to trade compliance, customs and VAT.
Globalization exposes companies to many local legislators and regulators. We support our clients in all legal, regulatory and tax challenges posed by worldwide trade and global production chains.
Through our international and extensive network of experts, we ensure comprehensive, worldwide advice.
"MME Legal | Tax | Compliance is specialised in advice on cross-border trade, where it acts for importers and exporters, insurers and logistics service providers. Practice head Raphael Brunner and his team are particularly experienced in compliance where work includes setting up internal programmes, performing risk assessments, handling cases of breaches of regulations and risk management. The group also advises on the drafting of logistics contracts and claims handling and enforcement."
"Clients recommend MME Legal | Tax | Compliance because of its 'excellent knowledge of Swiss trade compliance laws'. Along with trade cases, the firm also advises logistics service providers and insurers, as well as handling more traditional transport matters in the aviation and maritime sectors – namely, yacht charter agreements and sale disputes, freight claims and Swiss airport service restructurings. Practice heads Raphael Brunner and Andreas Furrer lead a team known for its 'pragmatic approach and short response times' and 'high availability anywhere, any time' attitude. Other work includes advising on hardware and software export regulation and drafting contractual agreements for logistics service providers.
"MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance handles dispute resolution, compliance, insurance and contractual advice regarding Swiss trade, distribution, logistics, transport and shipping law.Andreas Furrerand Raphael Brunner assist DPD Schweiz with all business matters, including the drafting of agreements with subcontractors and customers, and representation in negotiation and litigation proceedings. The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and SBB also feature in the client roster.
"With offices in Zurich and Zug, MME Legal | Tax | Compliance has a strong presence across German-speaking Switzerland. The team advises companies, family offices and individuals on corporate tax law, tax planning, compliance and real estate transactions as well as VAT and customs, among others. Samuel Bussmann and Andreas Müller in Zug are able to draw on their previous experience working at a Big Four company. Thomas Linder is a key contact for clients in the technology sector. Christoph Rechsteiner is also noted."
"MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance’s ‘professional and knowledgeable’ team provides an ‘excellent service due to pragmatic and uncomplicated cooperation and appropriate response times’. The practice handles trade, distribution, logistics and shipping matters, and further focuses on compliance issues, financial claim enforcement and negotiations with business partners and administrative authorities across the entire transport sector. ‘International transport law expert’ Andreas Furrer has ‘great practical and theoretical knowledge’, ‘perfect client understanding’ and ‘tactical skills’, Raphael Brunner is ‘experienced in high-value marine insurance disputes’ and Peter Henschel is ‘deeply knowledgeable in export control law’.
"High-quality, multilingual firm' MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance 'treats every client individually' and has 'a harmonising team of real specialists in various tax areas', including VAT and customs, domestic and international corporate tax, tax services for private clients and transactional support. 'Outstandingly pragmatic and internationally experienced' partner Samuel Bussmann assisted a US biotechnology company with the tax aspects of setting up operations in Europe, while the 'experienced and business-oriented' Andreas Müller advised a window manufacturer on the tax-efficient financing of its cross-border reorganisation and its tax-free IP transfer. 'Extraordinary project manager' Thomas Linder is a key contact for ICO tax structures."
‘Besides the legal customs and transport competence, which is really excellent, the team around Raphael Brunner and Peter Henschel have a pronounced affinity to technology and business operations. This is really helpful in a challenging regulatory environments and increased use of technologies adapted on a global scale. Their work does not end with the classic legal activity. Great team and with an entrepreneurial mindset.’
‘Raphael Brunner is a pleasure to work with. He offers services with extensive knowledge in the field of transport, customs, export control and sanctions.’
WWL says: Raphael Brunner is a highly regarded lawyer with a wealth of experience in the transport, shipping and logistics sectors.
I appreciate MME's exceptional knowledge of compliance and short response times. It is a pleasure to work with them, great team!
Excellent reponse time in complex matters with a fast and flexible well organized team equipped with deep legal and business knowledge.
MME's thorough expertise in export control has been key for Embotech in order to understand the challenges of entering export-controlled markets and applications.
MME enables us to grow as a compliant and reliable global player on the market of near space transportation. Their website says MME is a cutting edge firm, can not agree more on that.
Professional and efficient. All of our export compliance questions were handled with utmost care and attention to tricky details.