The Swiss government supports a very attractive business environment through economic measures to encourage foreign investors to open companies or their subsidiaries in Switzerland.
The Swiss economy is, according to the ratings made by international specialized institutions, among the most competitive, innovative and liberal. The main features that give Switzerland a privileged business environment, tailored to high- quality products and services are the excellent level of security offered by business law, long-term stability of the investment framework, full guarantee of property rights, fair competition, and banking secrecy.
Switzerland and other third countries meet all criteria for an unlimited extension of stock market equivalence and this is the best solution for all affected market players in Switzerland, the Federal Council stated in a press release.
FINMA published the guidelines for FinTech licenses applicable from 2019. Find out what documents and information must be included in the license application.
Find out what the most important documents are that foreigners need to obtain if they want to work and live in Switzerland and the main conditions that apply in order to obtain them.