FINMA

Eine neue Sicht auf Schweizer Direktversicherer

Erstmalig wurden dieses Jahr «Berichte über die Finanzlage» der Schweizer Versicherer veröffentlicht, die spannende Einblicke in das Kapitalmanagement, die Governance, sowie die Risiken und Solvabilität einer ganzen Branche gewährt.

Bases révisées concernant l’identification par vidéo et en ligne

Deux ans après son introduction, la FINMA a partiellement révisé la circulaire «Identification par vidéo et en ligne». Les obligations de diligence lors de la conclusion de relations d’affaires par voie numérique ont ainsi été adaptées.

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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CDB 20: Stricter professional standards in the fight against money laundering

Stricter self-regulation is an important building block in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. What are the implications of the revised due diligence standards for financial intermediaries?

Are you up to speed with the FX Global Code?

Many of Switzerland’s banks haven’t yet adopted the FX Gobal Code. But the tide is changing. Some regulators such as the Swiss National Bank recently signed a Statement of Commitment to the FX Global Code and announced its expectation that its counterparties do the same.
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How FINMA’s ICO Guidelines impact future ICOs in Switzerland

Facing a rising tide of ICO inquiries, FINMA’s ICO Guidelines provide a more transparent regulatory framework. The guidelines address the regulatory treatment of ICO structures, anti-money laundering regulation and securities law. We offer insight into the guidelines’ impact on future ICOs in Switzerland.
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