The Standard for the Automatic Exchange of Information (“AEOI”)
The Standard for the Automatic Exchange of Information (“AEOI”) in tax matters by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) came into force on 1 January 2017 in Switzerland.
The list of the Partner Countries of Switzerland, based on the relevant dates of application and agreements, can be consulted at : https://www.sif.admin.ch/sif/en/home/multilateral/steuer_informationsaust/automatischer-informationsaustausch/automatischer-informationsaustausch1.html
Harmonization of Swiss payments traffic
The current formats of payments will be replaced by the new electronic payment process QR-bill. Please find more information and a FAQ on www.paymentstandards.ch as well as in the documents herebelow.
PDFHarmonizationSwissPayments PDF ISO20022_ENG
esisuisse is the deposit insurance scheme that guarantees client money held with Swiss branches of banks and securities dealers. If a deposit is no longer available in the event of a bankruptcy, all clients have their savings repaid by the liquidator up to a maximum of CHF 100 000. This limit applies per client and bank.
Here you will find all of the key information on the functioning and scope of esisuisse, the Swiss deposit insurance. PDF DepositInsurance