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Protection against cyber-risks

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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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Key figures


Key figures Swiss financial centre

Once a year, the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters publishes up-to-date figures on Switzerland as a location for financial services.  

COVID-19: Innovative start-ups

Press release

Innovative start-ups to receive additional federal support

As a supplement to the federal COVID-19 credits and cantonal support measures, the Confederation is planning to use the system of guarantees to shield start-ups from coronavirus-related insolvency.

Covid-19 and federal finances

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Covid-19: Impact on federal finances

The pandemic has had a profound impact on federal finances. However, Switzerland's low government debt means that it is well positioned.


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