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SIX overhauls regulatory standards for listing

SIX Exchange Regulation, the regulatory body of the main Swiss stock exchange, has confirmed plans to overhaul its regulatory listing standards. The sub-division into Main Standard and Domestic Standard will be abolished and issuers may choose between an International and a National or Swiss Standard. The only major difference between the two new regimes will be the applicable financial reporting standard. IFRS or US GAAP must be used on the International Standard. Issuers who do not wish to report under either of these two standards, but opt for Swiss GAAP FER instead, will be listed on the National Standard. The changes are planned to become effective on 1 July 2015.

By Thomas U. Reutter (Reference: CapLaw-2015-1)