FINMA is tasked with protecting investors, creditors and policyholders and ensuring that the Swiss financial market functions properly. To fulfil its statutory mandate, FINMA publishes information for individuals, issues public warnings and receives well-founded complaints about licence holders.
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Supervision of the financial sector calls for a strong, competent, independent regulator. This brochure illustrates how FINMA meets those criteria.
You should be distrustful of high return assurances of 5%, 6% or even more.
If you are promised quick, guaranteed market returns over the phone, you should exercise caution.