Der L-QIF geht an den Start: Eine Innovation für den Schweizer Fondsstandort
Die Asset Management Association Switzerland (AMAS) hat sich stark für die Einführung des L-QIF in der Schweiz eingesetzt - nun steht diese innovative Fondskategorie ab dem 1. März 2024 qualifizierten Investoren zur Verfügung und die geänderte Kollektivanlagenverordnung (KKV) tritt in Kraft.
Swiss Asset Management back on growth track
Assets under management in Swiss asset management rose in 2023. However, investors remained risk-averse, as was reported at the Asset Management Association Switzerland media conference on Monday. President Iwan Deplazes presented positions to the media on how Switzerland could become more competitive as an asset management centre. AMAS also supports the BVG reform
Financial services agreement: Switzerland and UK open markets for asset management
The United Kingdom (UK) and Switzerland have signed the Financial Services Agreement Switzerland-UK, which is largely based on mutual recognition of regulations. The agreement enables market liberalisation steps for asset managers and other financial service providers, which AMAS expressly welcomes. It brings the leading financial centers of Switzerland and the UK closer together.
Swiss Climate Scores: How to assess the climate compatibility of financial investments
The Swiss government has published a second version of the Swiss Climate Scores. The new version has been supplemented with optional questions on the investment objective in relation to the climate. AMAS welcomes the further development and supports its members in its implementation.
Greenwashing: AMAS will further develop self-regulation
To prevent greenwashing in the Swiss financial centre, the Federal Council demands a further development of self-regulation so that state regulation can be dispensed with. AMAS welcomes this approach and will continue to develop self-regulation in dialogue with the other financial associations and the authorities.
Iwan Deplazes and Charlotte Baenninger confirmed as President and Vice-President
Iwan Deplazes will lead AMAS for another three years as President of the Board of Directors. Charlotte Baenninger has also been confirmed by the Board as Vice-President for another three years. We look forward to advancing the strategic priorities of AMAS and strengthening Switzerland as an asset management location with this strong team.
Swiss Asset Management Study 2023
The Swiss asset management industry even in negative market periods contributes to strengthening the Swiss financial centre and plays a core function in the occupational pension scheme BVG, as the Swiss Asset Management Study 2023 by the Asset Management Association Switzerland (AMAS) and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) shows. Demand from foreign clients for asset management made in Switzerland remains strong.
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At the end of May 2024, the stock exchanges in the USA, Canada and Mexico will shorten the trade settlement cycle from the current two days (T+2) to just one day (T+1).
Swiss fund market faces headwind of the financial markets
The statistics for the 3rd quarter of 2023
Swiss Prime Site Solutions has joined AMAS
The leading Swiss real estate asset manager is the youngest member of our association.
Swiss Digital Asset Custody Report 2023
Switzerland is successfully positioning itself as a pioneer in the secure custody of digital assets, thereby strengthening its role in global asset management, according to the first Swiss Digital Asset Custody Report 2023, published by the global support initiative for the Swiss blockchain industry, Home of Blockchain.swiss, in collaboration with AMAS.