All posts by: Matthias Müller

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FDF approves additional Ombudsmen

The Federal Department of Finance (FDF) announced today that it has approved the following ombudsman offices for financial service providers: Association Financial Services Ombudsman (FINSOM) Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI) Terraxis SA Further information on the individual ombudsman offices can be found on our website. The connection to an ombudsman’s office is one of the […]

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FDF approves FinSA ombudsmen

In future, disputes about legal claims between customers and financial service providers are to be resolved by an ombudsman’s office within the framework of a mediation procedure if possible. Pursuant to Art. 77 FinSA, financial service providers must therefore join an ombudsman’s office prior to commencing their activities. The Federal Department of Finance (FDF) announced […]

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Update on Prospectus Review Office

– for the German version – please scroll down – Last year, BX Swiss submitted its applications to FINMA for admission as a FinSA Prospectus Review Office and as a Registration Office to operate the Swiss register of client advisors. We expect to receive the corresponding approvals in the course of the second quarter of 2020. FINMA […]

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FINSO – Federal Department of Finance provides Clarity about Ordinance

The Federal Department of Finance (FDF) today published important information with respect to expected amendments in the ordinances. It explains the adjustments made in the consultation process and the corresponding resolutions. The following information is available on the FDF website: FDF Communication Significant changes to FIDLEV, FINIV, AOV (only in German and French) Below we […]

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