Permanent monitoring by the state Banking supervisory authorities (FINMA)
Our company carries the state regulated corporate status of a “Wertpapierhaus” (Securities Firm). Companies of this kind possess a licence granted by the Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority (FINMA) in Bern, they comply with the Secrecy Requirements in accordance with art. 69 of the Federal Act of Financial Institutions (FinIA) and they are constantly monitored by this supervisory body. An important task of FINMA is to provide investor depositor protection through risk control, by ensuring that the minimum capital requirements of the company are consistently met.
Swiss Bankers Association (SBA)
As a Securities Firm we are also a member of the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA).
Automatic exchange of information AEOI / Contracting States of Switzerland
Are my deposits covered by the deposit insurance scheme? Yes, like any bank or securities firm in Switzerland, Hottinger AG is required to sign the Agreement between esisuisse and its members and as such is a member of esisuisse. Client deposits held with Swiss branches are protected for up to CHF 100,000 per client. Deposits also include medium-term notes held in the name of the depositor at the issuing bank. All relevant information on the deposit insurance can be found at www.esisuisse.ch.