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Sustainability

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Sustainable Finance

Sustainability presents a considerable opportunity for the Swiss financial centre. The government primarily acts as facilitator in this context, cultivating an intensive dialogue with the financial industry and supporting the creation of an optimal regulatory framework.

 
 

Key figures

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Key figures Swiss financial centre

Once a year, the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters publishes up-to-date figures on Switzerland as a location for financial services.

 

AEOI

Automatic exchange of information

More than 100 countries, including Switzerland and all the other most important financial centres, have declared their intention to adopt the new global standard for the international automatic exchange of information financial account.

 

Digitalisation

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Digitalisation of the financial sector

Paying with mobile phones, trading in virtual currencies, crowdfunding: technological developments are presenting traditional financial institutions with a major challenge; internet groups such as Google and Facebook are noticeably moving into this market.

 

OECD

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Company taxation

Switzerland supports international efforts to achieve greater transparency and a level playing field with regard to the taxation of multinationals.

 

Coronavirus

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Information and contact

In cooperation with the banks, the Federal Council and the Federal Administration developed a series of measures within a short time to mitigate the economic consequences of the coronavirus.

 
 
 

Focus

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The Federal Council sees sustainable finance as a great opportunity for the Swiss financial centre. For this reason, the SIF recently conducted a survey within the Swiss green fintech sector.

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Press releases

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