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Proposed Regulatory Framework for Financial Products in Switzerland

Two new pillars of financial markets regulation are currently being elaborated in Switzerland. The proposed laws will have a strong impact on banks, securities dealers, issuers and distributors of financial products, fund management companies, external asset managers, individual client advisors, and trading venues with respect to the legal structuring, distribution, trading, and clearing and settlement of financial products. This article provides a brief overview on the expected key points of the new laws and sets out their potential effects on financial product providers in Switzerland.

By Luca Bianchi (Reference: CapLaw-2014-5)