Switzerland

Swiss regulator seeks input on new AML rules for FinTechs

The Swiss financial regulator, FINMA, has today published a statement with regard to the consultation in respect of the amendment of AML rules for FinTechs....

An Earthquake in the Swiss Alps – Swiss Regulator investigates several ICOs

Switzerland confirms that it is investigating a number of ICOs and is willing to take enforcement action. What started with the SEC’s statement on The...

FinTech Country Report: Switzerland

Switzerland traditionally has a strong banking sector, so it’s not surprising for the country trying to establish itself as a leading FinTech hub. Somewhat in...

Swiss regulator aims to reduce obstacles to FinTech

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has published a new circular facilitating video and online client identification. In addition to removing a number of...

Swiss regulator changes corporate governance requirements for banks

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is consolidating its corporate governance, internal control system and risk management supervisory requirements for the banking sector. This...

FINMA publishes guidance on 2015 financial reporting on occupational pension schemes

The documents required by Swiss private life insurers to collect data for the 2015 financial reporting on occupational pension schemes have been published by FINMA...