Current Issues

These pages provide an overview of the most important topics in relation to banks in Switzerland that the SBA is currently working on.


In Switzerland, as in many other countries, the financial sector belongs to the most strictly regulated branches of the national economy. Banking and financial sector regulation plays a correspondingly important role in determining the attractiveness of a location for financial services.

Information for companies

Introduction A large part of the Swiss economy is composed of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Accounting for 99.6% of all companies in Switzerland and 66.6% of all employees, SMEs are the backbone of the Swiss economy. This website provides information, contacts and other useful information on how to finance your SME


Highly qualified staff are the key to Swiss banks' success. These pages provide more detailed information on issues relating to training and professional development.