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23
Nov
2016

Federal Council adopts Ordinance on International Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters

During its meeting on 23 November 2016, the Federal Council adopted the Ordinance on International Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters. The ordinance will enter into force on 1 January 2017.

Media release of the Federal Council / Documents

4
Nov
2016

EATC-S completes examination of FinSA and FinIA

In the course of yesterday’s meeting the EATC-S has made some last amendments to the Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act, these being primarily editorial changes. The two bills were finally approved in the overall vote, both by 10 votes to 0 with three abstentions. The detailed proposals submitted by the commission to the Council of States, as well as the minority proposals, can be found at the link below:

Bill Winter Session 2016 Council of States

The Executive Board will now analyze these bills in detail with the support of the corresponding working group, and will be informing members about the key points at the next information event.

Should you have any further questions in this regard, the Executive Board will be happy to help you at any time.