FATF

Money laundering: high risk countries also in Europe

The Financial Action Task Force is constantly updating its country risk assessment. Whilst the list of high-risk jurisdictions include the usual suspects, there is surprisingly one European country on the list, making this is another challenge to be tackled by financial intermediaries.
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Facts and challenges of the AML-Revision

The adaption to the recommendations of the FATF required the most comprehensive revision of the Swiss Anti Money Laundering regulation since 1998. Based on the amended Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), FINMA fully revised the FINMA Anti-Money Laundering Ordinance (AMLO-FINMA). AMLA and AMLO-FINMA will enter into effect on 1 January 2016.
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GAFI: Neue Pflichten für Anteilseigner und Gesellschaften

Der Beitrag bietet einen Überblick über die neuen Transparenz-Pflichten, denen inskünftig Aktiengesellschaften mit nicht kotierten und nicht als Bucheffekten ausgestalteten Aktien sowie Gesellschaften mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH) und vor allem deren Anteilsinhaber unterliegen werden.
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Swiss Financial Market: Regulatory Outlook 2015

Regulatory bodies all over the world continue to address issues that became apparent in the financial crisis. The beginning of the New Year is a good point in time to take stock of the regulations that has entered into force on 1 January 2015, and of regulations in discussion during 2015.
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