EU Equivalence Assessment of Swiss Stock Exchanges

by Daniel Bono, Christina Del Vecchio

As you may have recently seen in the news media, on 24 June 2019 the Swiss Federal Department of Finance announced that it was prepared to activate the measures adopted by the Swiss Federal Council on 30 November 2018 to protect the Swiss stock exchange infrastructure in anticipation of the expiration on 30 June 2019 of the stock market equivalence granted by the European Commission. Yesterday evening, the Swiss Federal Department of Finance published the accompanying list of jurisdictions impacted by these protective measures.

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