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Consultations 2008

Here you will find reports and projects which the SFBC publishes for consultation. You can send your comments concerning the following projects to: info@ebk.admin.ch.

Here you will find any comments to the publications for consultation.

 
16 September 2008
SFBC to open consultation process about the suppression of the so called „Swiss finish“ for collective investment schemes
The Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC) opens the consultation process about the suppression of the so called “Swiss finish” for collective investment schemes. Besides the suppression of formal requirements it is in particular the renunciation of case based regulation regarding the name policy of collective investment schemes as well as the amendment of article 31 para. 4 CISCO in order to adapt it to the European minimal standard. The consultation process takes place with the approval of the Federal Finance Administration (FFA).
> Media release (in German or in French)
> Information about the consultation (in German or in French)
> Cover letter (in German)
> Report (in German or in French)
> Amendments to the Ordinance on Collective Investment Schemes (in German, in French or in Italian)
 
 
5 September 2008
SFBC to open consultation process on the SFBC discussion paper "Incentive systems and conflicts of interest regarding the distribution of financial products"
The Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC) opens a hearing with respect to the incentive systems and conflicts of interest regarding the distribution of financial products. The SFBC is proposing a greater transparency of distribution compensation for end clients.
> Media release (in German or French)
> Information about the consultation (in German or French)
> Discussion paper (in German, French and summary in English)
 
 
5 September 2008
SFBC to open consultation process on its draft Circular Guidelines on asset management
The guidelines are meant to serve as a reference for the codes of conduct of asset management professional associations that wish to have their codes recognized by the SFBC as a minimum standard.
> Media release (in German or French)
> Information about the consultation (in German or French)
> Report (in German or French)
> Draft circular "Guidelines on asset management" (in German or French)
 
 
21 July 2008
SFBC to open consultation process on the amendments of article 3a of the Banking Ordinance (deposits with cooperatives, associations and foundations)
With the proposed amendments, the current exception rules for the deposits paid to cooperatives, associations and foundations would be restricted to cases where the deposits have a mandatory connection to the organisation's non-commercial purpose or mutual self-help objective. The consultation takes place in arrangement with the Federal Finance Administration.
> Media release
> Information about the consultation (in German or French)
> Cover letter (in German)
> Amendments to the Banking Ordinance (in German or French)
> Report (in German and summary in English)
 
 
20 June 2008
SFBC to open consultation procedure on projects of Stock Exchange Ordinance-FINMA and of Takeover Ordinance
In view of the reorganization of the authorities per 1 January 2009 pursuant to the new Federal Act on the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMSA), the current Ordinance on Stock Exchanges of the SFBC (SESTO-FBC) and the Ordinance of the Takeover Board on Public Takeover Offers (O-TB) need to be adapted to the new amendments. The SFBC and the Takeover Board have therefore revised their ordinances in close collaboration and submit for consultation the projects of the new Ordinance on Stock Exchanges of the FINMA (SESTO-FINMA) and the new Ordinance of the Takeover Board on Public Takeover Offers (TOO) to the interested circles and concerned authorities.
> Cover letter (in German or French)
> Draft of SESTO-FINMA (in German or French)
> Comments on draft of SESTO-FINMA (in German or French)
> Draft of (new) Takeover Ordinance (TOO) (in German or French)
 
 
 
 
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