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Permit question for a non EU person

I am currently working for a US company as a contractor. So on paper I am an employee of a staffing company, but work "on assignment". The company I work for on assignment wants to transfer me to Switzerland. Do you think that the fact that I am technically employed by the staffing company may create issues with obtaining a permit? I will talk to the lawyers that the transferring company hired but wanted to get some understanding prior to that.

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Re: Permit question for a non EU person

The Swiss authorities will not care about for whom you work
for now. It is important to them who you will work for in
Switzerland.

Will you be an employee of the staffing company
in Switzerland? When yes, they will have to provide you
with a work permit. That brings up the question: Does
the staffing company have a presence here? If not, the
client company will have to arrange a work permit for you.
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