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Delegation of regulatory material tasks (art. 66 CISO-FINMA) must be reflected in your organizational documents

Rules in relation to any kind of delegation had been introduced by Art. 66 CISO-FINMA in 2015 to provide a similar requirement for CISA licensees as set out for banks in the FINMA Circular 2008/7 «Outsourcing – Banks» (which is currently under revision). The licensees covered by Art. 66 CISO-FINMA are fund management companies, investment Companies with variable capital (SICAVs), asset managers of collective investment schemes and representatives of foreign collective investment schemes (hereinafter «the licensee(s)»).

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Guenther Dobrauz

Guenther Dobrauz

Guenther Dobrauz
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Guenther Dobrauz is a Partner with PwC Switzerland and Leader Legal FS Regulatory & Compliance Services. He advises Swiss and international financial services firms in all compliance and regulatory matters and also specialises in structuring of investment vehicles.

Guenther Dobrauz received his Masters and PhD degrees in law from Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria). He holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business (Glasgow, UK) and has participated in Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program.

Guenther Dobrauz was Legal Counsel of an international hedge fund group and served as Managing Partner and Legal Counsel of a Swiss Venture Capital firm. He has practiced in court and with a leading business law firm.