SBA position on appointment of Prof. Anne Héritier Lachat as Chair of FINMA

  • The SBA welcomes the appointment of Prof. Anne Héritier Lachat.
  • Prof. Lachat’s long experience as a member of FINMA’s Board of Directors, her solid academic background and her independence will enable her to carry out her demanding new job in an optimum way.
  • The SBA expects FINMA under her chairmanship to continue working closely with Switzerland’s financial services industry with regard to the planning and implementation of regulation.
  • In addition, the SBA expects Prof. Anne Héritier Lachat  to lead FINMA in developing even further its influence in international regulatory bodies in the interests of the economically-important Swiss financial centre and that in Switzerland she commits herself to establishing a clear demarcation of duties between FINMA, the Swiss National Bank and the Federal Department of Finance.