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The Swiss Federal Council takes measures to protect Swiss stock exchanges
On 30 November 2018, the Swiss Federal Council announced that it had adopted special regulations designed to protect Swiss financial markets infrastructures: the "Ordinance on the Recognition of Foreign Trading Venues for the Trading of Equity Securities of Companies with Registered Office in Switzerland (the "ORFTV").
The measure was announced only a few days after the European Commission indicated that it was considering not extending its equivalence decision for Swiss stock exchanges beyond December 2018.