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Summer 2014

Liechtenstein and the United States Sign Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Agreement

Prime Minister Adrian Hasler and the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to Liechtenstein, Jeffrey R. Cellars signed an agreement to implement the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on May 16, 2014. With this, access to the U.S. capital market for Liechtenstein Financial Institutions is ensured. From Left: U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to Liechtenstein, Jeffrey R. Cellars...

Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry Visits Washington

On June 24 and 25 a high-ranking delegation from the Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) visited Washington. LCCI President Klaus Risch of the Hilti Corporation was accompanied by H.S.H. Prince Maximilian von und zu Liechtenstein, CEO of LGT Bank; Guido Durrer, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Presta, as well as LCCI General Manager Josef Beck. Joined by Ambassador Claudia Fritsche,...

Interview with US Ambassador Suzan LeVine

On June 2, 2014 Ambassador Suzan LeVine took up her position as US Ambassador to Liechtenstein and Switzerland. On June 26 she presented her credentials to H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein. Ambassador Suzan LeVine with H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein. Having a distinguished background in the private sector and philanthropy, the Embassy of...

EFTA and USTR Meet to Discuss Enhancing Trade Relations

Along with Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, Liechtenstein is a member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). EFTA is an intergovernmental organization set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States. From the website of the Secretariat of the European Free Trade Association: On 4 and 5 June 2014, a delegation from the...

Ambassador Fritsche Visits Nebraska

On July 18 and 19 Ambassador Fritsche visited Nebraska. After driving through parts of Kansas, her trip began in Lincoln where she was a special guest at the residence of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry. She was able to interact with about 60 guests representing the public and private sectors of Nebraska. Nebraska's Secretary of State, Jone Gale, presented Ambassador Fritsche with an honorary...

Recipe: A G&T for the Last Hot Days of Summer

With September approaching it might feel like summer is coming to an end, but from our experience in Washington, DC there are plenty of hot, sultry days ahead of us. So as we endure the last of the dog days of summer there is nothing better than a cool cocktail to extinguish the heat. Our friends over at the Nexus Bar in Vaduz have come up with a fun twist to the Gin & Tonic using...

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