Financial market regulation should promote innovation and competition and ensure the appeal of Switzerland's financial centre. Against this backdrop, an ongoing review and optimisation of state regulation and supervisory instruments is advisable. The main aim here is to guarantee investor and system protection and thereby to safeguard the stability, integrity and efficiency of the financial system.
In Switzerland, the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF) is responsible for implementing the Federal Council's financial market policy and thus also for financial market regulation.
FinWeb provides an overview of the most important regulatory projects in the financial sector.