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Federal Council consultation on ordinance to Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act.

On the 24 of October 2018, The Federal Council has initiated consultation in Bern, which will last till 6 February 2019 concerning the three below mentioned ordinances, which contain new provisions for the Financial Services…

Swiss Parliament approves Tax Proposal 17

On 28 September 2018, the Swiss Parliament approved the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF), formerly Tax Proposal 17, after the two parliamentary chambers, National Council and Council of States, had negotiated…

New European Parliament Resolution, Distributed Ledger Technologies and Blockchains

Digital innovations have garnered a great deal of attention across the Globe due to their unstoppable progress, streaming development, practical and effective use in different industries of our everyday life or/and business. One of such…

Acquisition of Real Estate in Switzerland (Lex Koller law)

Acquisition of Real Estate in Switzerland Each year, more and more people become interested in Switzerland, which for various reasons attracts the attention of foreigners either for business establishment or private purposes (housing purchase for…

Fintech regulation in Switzerland

Fintech regulation in Switzerland The Swiss fintech landscape has evolved significantly over the past few years and Switzerland continues to be an attractive area for innovators in the financial sector. Switzerland has no specific prohibitions…

Swiss Bankers — new rules for the Crypto- and Blockchain companies

Switzerland was among the first to see crypto’s potential, becoming a hub for blockchain activities and those interested in the technology. Canton Zug, often referred to as the “Crypto Valley”, was recently ranked the third city in the…

FINMA supervision for Goldblum and Partners

Goldblum aims to build reliable relations with clients and to protect the client’s interests. Several days ago we made a huge step forward towards increasing trust in our law firm. Our team is proud and…

Swiss Parliament Approves the Revision of Swiss Insolvency Rules

On March 16, the Swiss Parliament approved a revision of the Federal Act on Private International Law, modifying the rules on international insolvency. The revision aims at simplifying the recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in…

A step forward the revised rules on video and online identification

  On March 28, the consultation period on the amended FINMA Circular 2016/7 has ended. Earlier this year, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) had amended its Circular 2016/7 that established the requirements for…

Financial Market Supervisory Authority issues guidance on stay regulations

On March 21, the Swiss Financial Market Authority (FINMA) has issued the FINMA Guidance 1/2018 – “Implementation of the requirement for amending financial contracts”. The document clarifies FINMA’s supervisory practice regarding the implementation of the…