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Automatic exchange of information

 Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Consultation initiated on introducing AEOI with series of other countries

On 2 February 2017, 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.

International financial and tax matters

Medienmitteilung SIF-Bericht über internationale Finanz- und Steuerfragen 2017

SIF report on international financial and tax matters 2017

The current SIF report on international financial and tax matters provides information on activities in the areas of financial market regulation, engagement in international financial bodies and international tax policy in 2016.


Press release Initiation of consultation on new fintech regulations

Initiation of consultation on new fintech regulations

On 1 February 2017, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area. It will last until 8 May 2017.

Head of the FDF

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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