Securities Law in Switzerland
The securities markets of Switzerland belong to the most important and competitive securities markets of the world. The legal framework governing this market and its participants has been amended recently (and further amendments will enter into force soon).
This brochure provides a brief introduction to the relevant provisions of Switzerland's securities law, including licensing and listing requirements, rules on public and private offers, takeover regulations, etc. as well as of the competent authorities supervising the market participants and the functioning of the market in general.