Regulation

Swiss companies must comply with eIDAS for digital access to EU markets

The success of the EU’s Digital Single Market requires secure cross-border electronic transactions. Reliable electronic identification (eID) and trust services such as the creation and verification of electronic signatures are essential. eIDAS Regulation ensures seamless eID and trust across the EU.
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Becoming a Swiss citizen: What the upcoming changes to the Swiss Citizen Act mean for you

Recent amendments to the Swiss Citizen Act aim to facilitate the application process and reduce cantonal discretion as of 1 January 2018. One major change: Application will be restricted to C-permit holders as residents holding a B-permit will no longer qualify for naturalization.
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No trust, no economy: Why eIDAS / ZertES certification matters

Using eSignatures and eID – key building blocks of the digital market – reduces costs, improves efficiency, grows revenue and prevents fraud. Thanks to the EU’s eIDAS regulation, the private sector has had a solid regulatory environment to develop the use of electronic signatures and transactions in the EU. What are the benefits of certification?
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Die jüngsten Entwicklungen im Schweizer Datenschutzgesetz

Nach der Revision des Europäischen Datenschutzrechts wurde gespannt der Vorentwurf für die Revision des Schweizer Datenschutzgesetzes (DSG) erwartet. Auf was für eine Stossrichtung lässt der veröffentlichte Vorentwurf schliessen, und was könnte das für Unternehmen in Zukunft bedeuten?
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A regulation to fight cyber risks?

The revision of the FINMA Operational Risk Circular 2008/21 will bindingly and explicitly include Cyber Risk in the IT operational risks for banks. Beyond the regulatory requirements for banks, which position shall be adopted when facing Cyber Risks?
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Why EU data protection regulation also concerns Switzerland

The European Parliament ratified the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) text on 14th April 2016. The GDPR will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the EU Official Journal. Its provisions will be directly applicable in all member states after two years, but also Switzerland is affected.
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