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Press release FATF

Good result for Switzerland in FATF country evaluation

Switzerland fared well in the report published by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on 7 December 2016, achieving an above-average result. The quality of the system for combating money laundering and terrorist financing was acknowledged.

Automatic exchange of information

 Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Consultation initiated on introducing AEOI with series of other countries

On 1st. December, the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) initiated the consultation on introducing the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) in tax matters with a series of other countries.


 Press release Beps

Dispatch on exchange of country-by-country reports

On 23 November 2016, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the multilateral agreement on the exchange of country-by-country reports and the federal act required for its implementation.

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Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer was elected to the Federal Council in 2008. He has been Head of the FDF since January 2016.

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