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Florian Schütz to become federal Cyber Security Delegate

Florian Schütz, latterly head of IT Risk & Security at Zalando SE in Germany, has been appointed federal Cyber Security Delegate. The Federal Council was informed of this decision of the Head of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF), President Ueli Maurer, at its meeting on 14 June 2019.

FOITT ad interim

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Dirk Lindemann to take over as interim Head of FOITT

The Federal Council has today taken the decision that Dirk Lindemann, Vice Director of the Federal Tax Administration, will take over as interim Head of the Federal Office of Information Technology, Systems and Telecommunication (FOITT).

G20 Japan

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President Ueli Maurer meets G20 finance ministers in Fukuoka and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe in Tokyo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe received the President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer in Tokyo on 10 June 2019. The central challenges for the global financial and economic system were discussed. These topics were also discussed by the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors on 8 and 9 June in Fukuoka.



The Federal Council adopts dispatch on AEOI with further partner states and approves first review report

During its meeting on 29 May 2019, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the introduction of the automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) with 19 further partner states. Entry into force is planned for 2020 with the first exchange of data in 2021.


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