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05 December 2019 / article

Swiss FinSA and FinIA effective as from 1 January 2020 - Overview of transitory provisions

In a meeting on 6 November 2019, the Federal Council decided that the Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Financial Institutions Act (FinIA), together with the corresponding ordinances, will enter into force on 1 January 2020.

On the same date, the definitive text of the respective ordinances, the Financial Services Ordinance (FinSO) and the Financial Institutions Ordinance (FinIO), was published. The amended text of the ordinances addresses numerous open questions regarding the transitory provisions.

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