Swiss Financial Law in the International Context
The first part is concerned with basic facts and figures and the international framework upon which Swiss finance market law is based (in particular, the IMF, WTO, GATS, BIS, IOSCO etc., as well as EU law), followed by an overview of the events regarding dormant accounts.
The second part elaborates on the SNB, the FBC and the Swiss banking and securities law (including takeover law). Separate chapters are devoted to the securities alliances, the corporation as a finance instrument and investment funds. Finally, the book covers relevant criminal law subjects in the finance field, banking confidentiality and administrative and legal assistance.
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Table of Contents, Main Laws and Literature, Abbreviations, 1 Introduction 2 Facts & Figures 3 The Bretton Woods Institutions and Swiss Participation 4 WTO, GATS and the Participation of Switzerland 5 Switzerland and the Dispute on Holocaust-Related Claims, 1996-2001 6 European Union Financial Services Law 7 International Initiatives for Enhanced Cooperation and International Standards (ElS, IOSCO, Joint Forum) 8 The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Monetary System 9 The Federal Banking Commission (FBC) as a Financial Market Supervisory Authority 10 Banks and Banking Supervision 11 The Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Overview and Organization of Authorities) 12 Stock Exchange Alliances: Towards a Pan-European Capital Market 13 The Corporation as a Financial Vehicle in the Capital Market (Issuer) 14 The Legislation on Investment Funds 15 Criminal Law Protection of the Financial Market, Index