Anyone submitting a public offer to purchase securities in Switzerland or requesting the admission of securities to trading on a stock exchange pursuant to Art. 26 FMIA must first publish a prospectus pursuant to Art. 35 FinSA.
The examination of the prospectuses pursuant to Art. 35 ff. FinSA is the responsibility of a Review Office (reviewing body) approved by FINMA in accordance with Art. 52 FinSA. It checks it for completeness, coherence and comprehensibility.