Publication of SIF report on international financial and tax matters 2017

Bern, 02.02.2017 - Switzerland should continue to have the best possible framework for a secure and competitive financial centre. In the future, national leeway should be explored even more consistently and the parameters within which the Swiss financial centre operates designed in a forward-looking and efficient way. The current report on international financial and tax matters provides information on activities in the areas of financial market regulation, engagement in international financial bodies and international tax policy in 2016, and gives an outlook on upcoming challenges.

The report approved by the Federal Council is geared towards the political world, the media and interested members of the public. A hard copy of the report can be ordered free of charge from the following address: FOBL, Federal Publication Sales, 3003 Bern ( Alternatively, it is available for download at:

Address for enquiries

Beat Werder, Head of Communications, State Secretariat for International Financial Matters SIF
Tel. +41 58 469 79 47,


The Federal Council

Federal Department of Finance