Faced with ‘dogmatic’ EU, Switzerland may turn to UK on research cooperation

By |september 2nd, 2019|Brexit, EFTA, EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, far right, Guy Parmelin, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, research, Science, Swiss elections, trade, United Kingdom|

Switzerland is unlikely to strike a deal with the European Union this year over a stalled partnership treaty, its economy minister said, extending an impasse that has hurt bilateral ties and disrupted cross-border share trading.

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Swiss president sees no quick progress in EU treaty row

By |avgust 1st, 2019|EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, News, trade, Ueli Maurer, Ursula von der Leyen|

Swiss President Ueli Maurer played down prospects for quickly ending a standoff with the European Union over a stalled partnership treaty that has disrupted cross-border stock trading and strained ties with Switzerland's main trading partner.

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Swiss labour leader declares draft EU treaty ‘dead’

By |april 29th, 2019|EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, News|

The new head of Switzerland's powerful labour union federation rejected a draft treaty with the European Union and called for restarting negotiations with the country's most important trading partner.

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EU-Swiss talks hit impasse, causing Brexit confusion

By |januar 15th, 2019|Brexit, EU trade, EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, News, post-Brexit trade|

Talks between Brussels and Berne have been running since 2014 in a bid to formalise the 120 separate accords that have been negotiated between the EU and Switzerland since a 1992 referendum in the Alpine state rejected joining the European Economic Area. But the draft agreement, which was made public in early December, now seems unlikely to become reality.

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EU grants six-month reprieve to Swiss exchanges

By |december 17th, 2018|EU-Switzerland relations, Finance, Johannes Hahn, News, share trading|

The European Commission announced on Monday (17 December) its intention to conclude a new treaty with Switzerland by June and will in the meantime allow Swiss stock exchanges to retain access to the EU market. The decision, which will take...

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Swiss to revisit talks on full treaty with EU after summer break

By |julij 5th, 2018|EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, News, Switzerland|

Switzerland said on Wednesday (4 July) it had put further talks on a new treaty governing relations with the European Union, including sensitive labour market rules, on hold until after the summer break.

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Most Swiss back plan for new treaty with EU

By |april 30th, 2018|EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, European Court of Justice, Ignazio Cassis, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, single market, Swiss referendum, trade dispute|

Most Swiss support the government's plan to forge a new treaty with the European Union that would have arbitration panels to help settle disputes, a poll published on Sunday (29 April) showed.

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Swiss see no quick deal on new EU treaty

By |februar 1st, 2018|EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, European Court of Justice, Ignazio Cassis, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Switzerland, tax havens|

Switzerland will not meet the European Commission's deadline for a deal in the early part of this year on a new treaty that would bind the neutral country more closely to its biggest trading partner, new Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said.

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Legislators weigh options to enforce growing number of EU labour rules

By |december 4th, 2017|Agnes Jongerius, ETUC, EU-Switzerland relations, freedom of movement, Jean-Claude Juncker, labour market reform, labour mobility, labour movement, News, posted workers, Posted Workers Directive, worker posting|

A recent uptick in EU legislation on social issues has sparked disagreement between member states on controversial files to regulate labour rules across the bloc. Now legislators are trying to hammer out a way to enforce the growing number of rules.

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Switzerland to limit Romanian, Bulgarian workers

By |maj 11th, 2017|Bulgaria, EU-Switzerland relations, freedom of movement, Internal Market, News, Romania|

Switzerland will curb Bulgarian and Romanian citizens' access to its labour market for the next 12 months, the government said yesterday (10 May), amid increased migration from those countries after limits were lifted last June.

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