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Financial Regulatory

In an ever-changing regulatory framework, banks, security dealers, (re)insurers, pension funds, asset managers or other financial services providers are looking to provide their services without boundaries whilst remaining within the limits of the legal landscape. With our multidisciplinary international team, we can help you face these challenges.

News - 04 December 2018

(Non-)Equivalence of Swiss Stock Exchanges and Countermeasures

An Overview of (non-)equivalence of Swiss Stock Exchanges and Countermeasures
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Employment tax
Article - 06 September 2018

Regulatory changes to combat money laundering

As a consequence of the issues identified and published in the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) mutual evaluation report on Switzerland...
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News - 04 July 2018

New FinTech License – What will be the Requirements?

The Swiss Federal Department of Finance initiated a consultation regarding a newly created FinTech license. What are the requirements?
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Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS)
Article - 15 June 2018

FIDLEG / FINIG: What’s new?

Are you affected by FIDLEG / FINIG? And if so, what can you do to be compliant? Read about the latest changes and the impact for your organization.
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The new EU prospectus regulation

The prospectus obligation under the Financial Services Act (FinSA)

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Integrated approach

Operating your business in the complex regulatory landscape confronts you with different challenges: “Do I need a license to perform my services?”, “Can I distribute my products from EU countries into Switzerland or from Switzerland to an EU country?“ and “Which services can I outsource?”. Such questions require an integrated approach, combining legal and tax advice.

Multidisciplinary international team

Our multidisciplinary team consist of experts who can assist you with all aspects of your business, from obtaining the required license to reviewing your tax structure and structuring and drafting contractual documentation. Our Swiss team forms part of our firm wide international practice groups combining knowledge and experience in all our home markets. Therefore, we can also assist you with advice on EU legislation, providing you with more than just a Swiss perspective.

How can we help

Our experienced team can assist with obtaining regulatory approvals and licenses, complying with the regulatory requirements (including AML), adapting to upcoming regulatory changes in Switzerland and the EU (e.g. FINFRAG/FIDLEG/FINIG, MiFID II/MiFIR), as well as with the set-up of your in- or outbound cross-border business in financial services.

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