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Switzerland and United Kingdom seek closer cooperation on financial services

With such an agreement, Switzerland and the United Kingdom intend to reaffirm their commitment to the importance of open financial markets and international financial stability, as well as to consolidate their position as the world's leading international financial centres in Europe. 

Sustainable Finance

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Switzerland to become a leading location for sustainable financial services

In order to achieve this, the Federal Council wants to shape the framework conditions in such a way that the competitiveness of Switzerland's financial centre is improved and, at the same time, the financial sector can make an effective contribution to sustainability.

Banking Act

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Federal Council adopts dispatch on partial revision of Banking Act

The legislative amendment aims to strengthen depositor and customer protection and promote system stability.

Protection against cyber-risks

Press release

Protection against cyber-risks: Federal Council approves ordinance and additional staff

The Ordinance on Protecting against Cyber-Risks in the Federal Administration was adopted by the Federal Council during its meeting on 27 May 2020 and will come into force on 1 July 2020.

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