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Liquidity Ordinance

Press release Liquidity Ordinance

Amendments to the Liquidity Ordinance

On 10 January 2017, the FDF initiated the consultation on amendments to the Liquidity Ordinance. The revision should ensure implementation of the requirements of the international framework agreement Basel III on the net stable funding ratio of banks.

SIF newsletter

SIF Newsletter

Strengthening the Swiss financial centre

The December 2016 newsletter of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters provides up-to-date information on the AEOI, the FATF mutual evaluation report and the export-oriented Swiss financial centre.


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.

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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