Redefining the risk management and internal control system requirements – the new FINMA circular on corporate governance

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The new requirements should not be underestimated

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA published on 1 November 2016 its new circular 2017/1 ‘Corporate governance – banks’, consolidating the FINMA’s requirements relating to corporate governance, risk management and internal control systems.

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Andrin Bernet
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Andrin is Partner in the Financial Services practice in Zurich and has over 14 years of experience servicing clients in the financial services industry. As the leader of our Risk and Regulatory Team in Switzerland, Andrin has profound knowledge of the challenges arising from the current regulatory developments and wide experience with the best practices in risk management. He is a Swiss CPA (dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer), CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).