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Mandatory climate disclosures


Federal Council brings ordinance on mandatory climate disclosures for large companies into force as of 1 January 2024

The Federal Council intends to make that possible with the new ordinance, which provides for the binding implementation of the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) by large Swiss companies.

Banking Act and Banking Ordinance

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Federal Council brings amendments to Banking Act and Banking Ordinance into force with effect from 1 January 2023

The implementing provisions mainly comprise definitions and more precise formulations on deposit insurance. For example, there are stipulations for banks on how to make preparations to ensure the swift payout of insured deposits in the event of insolvency.

2022 extrapolation

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Second 2022 extrapolation confirms high financing deficit

The Confederation is reckoning on a financing deficit of CHF 4.1 billion for this year. The deficit is due to high extraordinary expenditure, most of which was incurred to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.


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