Newsletters

Newsletters

June 2018
Update on the new Swiss legislation on financial services and financial institutions
The Swiss Parliament has indeed enacted on June 15, 2018 the Swiss Federal Financial Services Act (“FFSA”) as well as the Swiss Federal Act on Financial Institutions (“FAFI”).
More
May 2018
Forum running through an action for a negative declaratory judgement is now admissible
According to a new Federal Supreme Court decision, securing an advantageous place of jurisdiction in Switzerland (so-called "forum running") in international disputes is a sufficient interest for an action seeking a negative declaratory judgement.
More
May 2018
FinfraG Update VIII
The purpose of this Newsflash is to inform Swiss market participants that FINMA has introduced a clearing obligation for standardized interest rate and credit derivatives traded over the counter.
More
April 2018
Revision of Swiss International Insolvency Rules
On 16 March 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted the revision of the international insolvency provisions of the Swiss Private International Law Act ("PILA").
More
March 2018
FINMA publishes temporary no-action letter with respect to the requirement for banks to amend their financial contracts
On 21 March 2018, FINMA clarified its supervisory practice regarding the implementation of the stay regulation.
More
March 2018
FINMA issues guidelines on ICO financial market regulation
The purpose of this Newsflash is to provide an update on the guidelines published by FINMA on 16 February 2018, in relation to the application of Swiss financial market regulation to initial coin offerings.
More
February 2018
Bill to implement the recommendations of the Global Forum: Proposed abolition of bearer shares and further transparency provisions
On 17 January 2018, the Federal Council opened the consultation process for the pro-posed law to implement the recommendations of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
More
January 2018
The Federal Administrative Court reverses the sanctions of the Competition Commission against Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Bayer (ED Medications)
With its three judgements of 19 December 2017 the Federal Administrative Court reverses the sanctions against Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Bayer imposed by the Competition Commission which totaled in CHF 5.7 million.
More
December 2017
FinfraG Update VII
The purpose of this Newsflash is to provide Swiss market participants with an update on the proposed amendment of the Swiss FMIO-FINMA regarding the introduction of the clearing obligation for certain OTC derivatives under the Swiss FMIA.
More
December 2017
Revised FINMA Circular on Outsourcing Banks and Insurers
The purpose of this Newsflash is to highlight the revised FINMA circular on outsourcing for banks and securities dealers, which is being extended to insurance companies.
More
Load more
Top