Media releases 2003

December 29, 2003
Elections to the Takeover Board
The SFBC has elected the members of the Swiss Takeover Board for the 2004-2007 term of office.
Media release
October 30, 2003
Switzerland is continually adapting its measures in the fight against money laundering
The fight against money laundering continues. Not only international standards but also national measures to combat money laundering are continually being adapted to meet the new challenges. This was the conclusion reached by the Federal Authorities involved in the fight against money laundering at a media orientation event on Thursday.
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Pamphlet (GermanFrenchItalianEnglish)
September 26, 2003
The revised Ordinance on Fees charged by the SFBC enters into force on the first of November
Today, the Federal Council has adopted a partial revision of the Ordinance on Fees charged by the SFBC (OF-SFBC). The new provisions increase the maximal fees that can be charged by the SFBC and take into account the procedural changes made in processing enforcement and international cooperation cases as well as in the context of on-site inspections.
OF-SFBC (German / French)
Newsletter from the Federal Department of Finance (German / French)
July 24, 2003
Takeover Chamber confirms recommendation of Swiss Takeover Board in the Centerpulse case
The Takeover Chamber confirms the recommendation of the TOB concerning Zimmer Holdings Inc. / InCentive Capital Ltd dated June 11, 2003, which states that the four mayjor shareholders of InCentive are free to accept any competing offer for Centerpulse and/or InCentive.
Media Release
Decision of the Takeover Chamber (in German only)
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June 13, 2003
Media Release: The Takeover Chamber requires that a mandatory offer shall be presented to the shareholders of Quadrant SA
The Takeover Committee of the SFBC requires that three Quadrant's shareholders shall present a takeover offer to the other shareholders. The Takeover Chamber confirms the recommendation of the Takeover Board.
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Decision of the Takeover Chamber (in German only)
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February 27, 2003
Media Release: SFBC investigates BCV affair
The SFBC has launched an investigation in response to the conclusions reached by the Bernasconi report on Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) and the serious allegations made against BCV's management and its audit company Ernst & Young.
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January 17, 2003
SFBC Newsletter No. 25
Following a public consultation procedure, the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC) has issued a money laundering ordinance which contains more stringent due diligence requirements for banks and securities dealers. The ordinance will take effect on July 1, 2003 and replaces the 1998 money laundering guidelines. In addition, the Swiss Bankers Association has today published the revised Agreement on Due Diligence (CDB 03).
Media Release
SFBC Newsletter No. 25
Money laundering ordinance
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