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CROSS-BORDER FINANCIAL SERVICES
& EU LAW

Cross-border services pose particular questions under financial regulatory frameworks. Especially the emerging EU regulation caused a lot of insecurity in the Swiss financial sector about what is still possible and what is not. We provide clear guidance on your cross-border business. Thanks to our professional experience with regulatory bodies and international law firms, our specialists are able to support you with any questions around MiFID II/MiFIR, AML, GDPR, UCITS, AIFMD, IDD, PSD, EIOPA/ESMA/EBA-Guidelines and many more EU directives or regulations. But not only EU regulation might prevent cross-border business, also the Swiss inbound cross-border framework is becoming more stringent under FIDLEG/FINIG and the relevant FINMA-regulations. Our experts’ advice goes beyond borders – be it into or outside Switzerland.

 

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INSURANCE DISTRIBUTION IN LIECHTENSTEIN UNDER IDD

Remy Zgraggen describes in his publication, how the requirements under IDD can be met for online insurance services, such as chatbots or robo-advisory.

REVOKED EU EQUIVALENCE FOR SWISS EXCHANGES & SWISS COUNTERMEASURE

The EU revoked the positive equivalence decision for Swiss exchanges mid-2019. Read here what this means for the Swiss financial market and what counter-measures the Federal Council implemented.

In her article for finews.ch, Lea Hungerbühler explains why the new Swiss regulatory framework (FIDLEG / FINIG) might not be enough to get access to the EU market based on an equivalence assessment. 

 

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