Current developments


In the “current developments” feed you can find information on the current challenges facing the financial center.

Financial center slides

Our financial center slides offer facts and figures about the financial center and is updated with the newest information every quarter.

New capital adequacy treatement for large banks

FINMA is changing the way in which holdings in subsidiaries are treated when calculating capital adequacy requirements for Switzerland’s two large banks.

New Swiss fintech rules

The Swiss Federal Council has reduced barriers to market entry for fintech firms.

UBS Chairman Axel Weber elected IIF Chairman

Following his unanimous election in October 2016 UBS Chairman Axel Weber took up his role as Chairman of the Institute of International Finance in January 2017.

Third SFC Discussion Paper

On the occasion of its Annual Conference in Brussels, the Swiss Finance Council has issued its third Discussion Paper: "The EU and its Partners: Banks and Investors in a Digital World".