Regulation and compliance

Regulation and compliance


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.

The future of regulation

Switzerland’s international competitiveness as a business location is decreasing. One reason for this is the constant increase in regulatory density, which is placing a growing administrative as well as financial burden on companies.


Die Schweiz überarbeitet ihr Finanzmarktrecht. Dafür hat der Bund ein legislatives Grossprojekt gestartet, das die bisherige Gesetzgebung mehr oder weniger umfassend revidiert.