Newsletters

Newsletters

One service that is particularly valued by clients is the publications we produce in different languages: clear, understandable articles and reports, and in-depth guides to specific legislation. Please find here our latest Lenz & Staehelin newsletters:

October 2017
Proposed amendments to the Swiss AML Regime
FINMA published a draft amendment of the AMLO-FINMA containing, inter alia, more detailed obligations relating to group-wide monitoring of risks, a further tightening of KYC requirements and more detailed criteria for the risk classification.
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September 2017
Revision of Swiss Federal Data Protection Act
On 15 September 2017, the Swiss Federal Council adopted a draft (“Draft”) for a revised Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (“DPA”).
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September 2017
EU Data Protection law: Required measures for Swiss companies
This Newsflash provides an overview as regards applicability of the EU General Data Protection Regulation to Swiss companies and required measures for compliance.
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September 2017
Draft amendment of FINMA circular “Public deposits with non-banks”
Please find enclosed our latest NewsFlash in relation to the amendment by FINMA, on September 1, 2017, of its circular "Public deposits with non-banks".
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August 2017
Update on the new Swiss legislation on financial services and financial institutions
This Newsflash is meant to provide an update on the proposed new Swiss legislation on financial services and the supervision of financial institutions.
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July 2017
Revised Verticals Notice issued subsequent to the GABA decision
On 26 June 2017, the Competition Commission (ComCo) issued the revised Notice on the Competition Law Treatment of Vertical Agreements and corresponding explanatory notes.
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July 2017
FinfraG Update V – Swiss Federal Council sets date for the entering into force of the revision of the Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance
This Newsflash provides Swiss market participants with an update on the revision of the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance (the revised-FMIO) regarding the implementation of the obligation to exchange collateral under the FMAI.
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July 2017
Claims by clients for restitution of retrocessions received by financial intermediaries
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court rules in a leading case on the highly disputed question of the applicable statute of limitations.
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June 2017
Market abuses - FINMA uses its new powers
This Newsflash focuses on market abuses and the use by FINMA of its new powers in two separate enforcement proceedings for alleged market abuse.
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June 2017
Update on the new Swiss legislation on financial services and financial institutions
The purpose of this Newsflash is to provide an update on the proposed new Swiss legislation on financial services and the supervision of financial institutions.
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