Guidelines on informing investors about structured products

The (provisional and definite) simplified prospectus stipulated by art. 5 of the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes (CISA) is intended to inform the average investor in a brief and simple manner on the key terms of structured products in accordance with art. 5 CISA. Accordingly, the Governing Board of the Swiss Bankers Association and the Committee of the Swiss Structured Products Association are issuing the following guidelines, which have been approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).