Revised basis for video and online identification

The FINMA Circular 2016/07 “Video and online identification” has been partially revised in order to stay abreast with the latest technological developments - on the one hand, it has become more stringent, on the other, certain aspects have been relaxed.
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Bull markets help Switzerland’s private banks to recover

Switzerland’s private banks are emerging from a dark period in their history. The weight of regulatory change over the past ten years has proved too big a burden for some. And structural change in the industry has caused others to go out of business or be absorbed by competitors.

Love it or hate it, we insurance practitioners cannot avoid digitalization

Digitalization helps us manage our business better. It helps us to be more efficient and effective. And most importantly, it helps us serve our customers in a friendlier way.
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La nouvelle OBA-FINMA – changements importants

La nouvelle ordonnance de la FINMA contre le blanchiment d’argent entrera en vigueur dès le 1er janvier 2020. Les institutions affectées devraient déjà analyser les exigences supplémentaires et ne pas sous-estimer les efforts qui seront requis pour intégrer ces obligations de diligence plus strictes.

The new AMLO-FINMA – the relevant changes

The new Anti-Money Laundering Ordinance-FINMA will enter into force on 1 January 2020. Affected institutions should deal with the increased requirements at an early stage and not underestimate the effort required for the implementation of individual, tightened obligations.
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How much do you value your favorite football star?

The FIFA Football World Cup is over for another four years. In some teams, a new generation of players made their mark. In others, the old guard stood firm. For both, performances on the world stage may fuel transfers between clubs, with huge amounts of money at stake. But how are players’ values determined?
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