Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Publishing firms

Legal Developments worldwide

New "hat" for Swiss securities

July 2008 - Finance. Legal Developments by Walder Wyss Ltd.

More articles by this firm.

The Swiss Federal Council has drafted the new Federal Law on Book-Entry Securities (Bundesgesetz ĂĽber Bucheffekten) (BEG). The BEG creates a new, more readily transferable type of securities and conforms the transfer of Swiss securities to current international standards. The first debates of the Swiss Parliament on the draft BEG are scheduled for November 2007. Earliest entry into force is expected to occur in 2009.

For more information please visit