Switzerland consistently ranks as a favored destination for international corporations and High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs).
Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe, enjoys a very stable economy and has robust political and legal systems. It offers an excellent business environment with low tax rates and a very attractive network of double taxation agreements (over 80).
Switzerland also boasts a skilled, multilingual and motivated workforce, and it is known for its first-class infrastructures and excellent banking facilities, making the country a very attractive place to host wealth-planning structures for families worldwide.
Our Swiss office provides a wide variety of services associated with owning, managing and preserving business and wealth, including family governance advisory, strategic estate and tax planning, fiduciary and trust services, philanthropy and relocation.
Meet our Core Team
Ewald J. Scherrer is the Managing Director of Alpadis Group’s swiss office. Based in Zurich, Ewald runs the wealth planning and family office services country-wide.
Ewald brings with him three decades of experience in international strategic tax planning, estate planning, family governance as well as in fiduciary and trust advisory, as well as significant leadership skills. As a swiss and US qualified lawyer, he has spent much of his career in wealth advisory for some of Switzerland’s leading private banks, family offices and fiduciary institutions. He is a member of the Zurich Bar Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner ( STEP) and the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA).
A Swiss national, Ewald speaks English, and German. In his spare time, he enjoys the visual arts, reads plenty of books, plays golf and skis in the winter months.