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Topics: Financial Services 

Switzerland is strenghtening its competitiveness as Fund Centre - a new, unregulated fund category for qualified investors is proposed

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11 July 2017 |
Topics: Corporate & M&A  Banking & Finance 

Swiss Regulation of FinTech – New FinTech rules will enter into force on 1 August 2017

In February 2017, we reported on the opening of a consultation on new draft regulations designed to reduce barriers to entry for FinTech firms and to strengthen the attractiveness of the Swiss financial markets. The consultation process was closed on 8 May 2017. Following certain suggestions made, the Federal Council during its meeting of 5 July 2017 implemented the proposed changes to the law resulting in simplifications not only for FinTech firms but also for established financial service providers. Read more about the amendments which will enter into force on 1 August 2017.

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Topics: Corporate & M&A  Insolvency & Restructuring 

The Ins and Outs of the Proposed Restructuring Regime for Distressed Companies

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Topics: DLT (Blockchain) & Fintech 

Swiss Regulation of FinTech – Federal Council initiates consultation on new rules

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Topics: Corporate & M&A 

Federal Council wants to modernise Swiss Corporate Law

In 2005, more than ten years ago, Swiss politicians agreed that Swiss Corporate Law needed a serious revision. After long discussions, including notably the "Say on Pay" vote initiated by Mr. Minder, the Federal Council relaunched the revision process in Summer 2013, and has just recently published and adopted the revised report and draft for the new Swiss Corporate Law on 23 November 2016. The Swiss Parliament has now to decide on it.

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