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SFC recommendations for the next EU legislative cycle

June 2024

Given that the EU and Swiss economies are closely interconnected, we have a shared interest in ensuring the international competitiveness of the European economy. Our members are therefore deeply committed to the EU’s goal of building an effective and open Capital Markets Union that helps capital flow to EU projects and business that are key for the transition towards a more sustainable and digital economy.

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Response to the EBA’s Consultation on Draft Guidelines on the management of ESG risks under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 6)  

April 2024

The Swiss Finance Council co-signed a response to the EBA’s Consultation on Draft Guidelines on the management of ESG risks under the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 6)  

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SFC response to the ESMA consultation on reverse solicitation and classification of crypto assets as financial instruments under MiCA

April 2024

Swiss Finance Council response to ESMA consultation on draft guidelines on reverse solicitation under MiCA  

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Swiss Finance Council position on reduction of the settlement cycle to T+1

January 2024

The Swiss Finance Council has a strong interest in the discussion on shortening the settlement cycle to T+1 across equities, fixed income and ETFs in Europe because Swiss, EU and UK securities markets are closely interconnected and in the post-trade area apply the same principles and technical standards. This is a complex area that will require careful analysis and policy development to assist firms in managing the significant operational challenges that will stem from the transition.

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Swiss Finance Council response to the European Commission’s consultation on the implementation of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

December 2023

The Swiss Finance Council has an interest in the SFDR because our members operate as retail investment product manufacturers, distributors, and advisors, serving EU clients from both within the EU and on a cross-border basis.  

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