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16
May
2018

FINMA publishes amended FMIO-FINMA

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA is introducing a clearing obligation for standardised interest-rate and credit derivatives traded over the counter (OTC). The corresponding annex of the FINMA Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance (FMIO-FINMA) will enter into force on 1 September 2018.

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9
May
2018

Federal Council briefed on work to strengthen Swiss financial centre's framework conditions

Switzerland is facing increasingly intense international competition as a business location and financial centre. Care has to be taken of the country's good framework conditions and the financial centre's tax and regulatory environment must be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The Federal Council was briefed on the corresponding work of the financial market policy forum during its meeting on 9 May 2018.

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