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Financial market policy

Policy for a future-proof Swiss financial centre

Policy for a future-proof Swiss financial centre

A strong financial centre is key for the Swiss economy and Switzerland's standing as an international location. Switzerland should therefore maintain its place among world-leading, modern and globally active financial centres. The Federal Council wants to assist and support this with a sound and dynamic financial market policy.

 

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.

 
 

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.

 

Key figures

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Key figures Swiss financial centre

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

 
finance.swiss

    
With their new joint information platform finance.swiss, the Confederation and the financial sector plan to showcase to an
international audience the financial sector conditions and qualities that Switzerland offers in order to position itself as an attractive business location in the global competition
between financial centres.

 

Focus

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Green Fintech Network presents action plan

In April 2021, the new network of start-ups and experts in green fintech presented an action plan for a green and innovative Swiss financial centre. This is in line with the Federal Council's objective of making Switzerland a global leader in digital and sustainable financial services.

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