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Switzerland

Swiss insurance market: stable business situation in the Swiss insurance industry

The Swiss insurance market achieved stable results overall in 2021. This is true both of the technical results and the gains from investment activity.

Sberbank (Switzerland) AG is to be sold

The owners of Sberbank (Switzerland) AG are selling the institution to Geneva-based m3 Groupe Holding SA. The new owners will continue the bank’s operations, but under a new name.

FINMA orders CSS to reimburse premiums to policyholders with supplementary health insurance

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has concluded enforcement proceedings against the CSS Group company operating in the supplementary health insurance business.

FINMA guidance for portfolio managers and trustees: first measures with regard to late applications

The transitional period for licensing portfolio managers and trustees comes to an end in December 2022.

FINMA revises capital requirements for banks

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is adjusting its implementing regulations in the area of capital requirements for banks.

Sberbank (Switzerland) AG: FINMA temporarily lifts measures

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is enabling Sberbank (Switzerland) AG to settle claims of non-sanctioned creditors.

Marianne Bourgoz Gorgé and Alain Girard to join FINMA’s Executive Board

The Board of Directors of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has appointed Marianne Bourgoz Gorgé and Alain Girard as new members of the Executive Board.

FINMA sanctions Coutts for 1MDB breaches

Coutts & Co Ltd has seriously breached money laundering regulations by failing to carry out adequate background checks into business relationships and transactions associated with Malaysian sovereign

FINMA Executive Board: Rupert Schaefer to leave FINMA

Rupert Schaefer has decided to leave the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA on 31 August 2022.

FINMA revises circular on operational risks of banks

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is revising its circular on the operational risks of banks, in order to incorporate the latest principles of the Basel standards.

FINMA to adjust FinMIO-FINMA

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is amending the FINMA Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance.

FINMA guidance for portfolio managers and trustees: important next steps

At the end of the year the transitional period for licensing portfolio managers and trustees will come to an end.

Regulator Information

Abbreviation: FINMA
Jurisdiction: Switzerland

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