The Federal Council has defined new capital adequacy standards for systemically important banks. It has also taken other measures to reinforce the current "too big to fail" regime and hence the resilience of these banks.
Speech by Mark Branson on "Innovation and technology in the financial sector": FINMA’s CEO shares his ideas on technological developments in the financial sector, their impact on supervision and regulation, and the changes that will have to be made to accommodate them.
This fact sheet looks at the different types of authorisation FINMA grants.
2014 was dominated by major investigations into unacceptable business conduct in certain sectors of the finance industry, and the corresponding lessons learned.
FINMA’s recently published fact sheet on how it enforces supervisory law.
It details the main focus and trends in enforcement at FINMA, and contains anonymised case reports and comprehensive statistical data on its preliminary investigations and proceedings.
Supervision of the financial sector calls for a strong, competent, independent regulator. This brochure illustrates how FINMA meets those criteria.