Alexander Weisser is an international lawyer, whose primary area of expertise is commercial law. Within this field, he has assisted his clients on data protection law, closed- and open-source software licenses, Swiss and international tax law (such as treaty interpretation, permanent establishment, transfer pricing, withholding tax relief and tax residence disputes), the contractual relationships between businesses needed for research & development projects in the engineering sector, and general Swiss administrative law (such as appeals against administrative decisions or the applications for construction permits and special trade licenses). In addition, clients have entrusted him with cases in Swiss trust and succession law as well as cross-border relocations of businesses and individuals. He advises individuals, startups, established corporations, and industry associations. In his professional career, he has held various positions in the software industry, in one of the top law firms in Switzerland, and in higher education.
He holds a PhD (Dr. iur.) in international tax law and a Master of Law from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, a Bachelor of Law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and passed the bar exam at the Supreme Court of the canton of Zurich. His treatise on the international taxation of cloud computing is publicly available under Creative Commons license: https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:142710
Alexander Weisser is a member of the International Fiscal Association.