Banks and other financial service providers are nowadays faced with a fundamental change of the legal framework in which they operate, both at the international and the national level, and with an increasing regulatory burden. As a consequence, the Swiss financial market is presently undergoing a reorganizational stage with the introductions of several new laws.
Financial institutions appreciate the opportunity of being able to contact a specialist in case of queries, difficulties or doubts. GWFi SA, as an external consultant competent in several areas of compliance, can assume different roles: it can independently solve the question, provide support and clarifications to the financial operator who then makes his decision independently, or it can be consulted to obtain a second opinion as well as to elucidate other possible options.
The services offered by GWFi SA include the development of tailor-made solutions in issues pertaining financial market regulations, including the practical and complete assistance in the compliance and implementation of new financial market regulation.
GWfi SA offers assistance and consulting in:
- Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II;
- Federal Financial Services Act (FinSA);
- Federal Financial Institution ACT (FinLA);
- Federal Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure (FMIA);
- Automatic Exchange of Information (AEI);
- Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA);
- General consulting in AML (also with a “compliance hotline” service).
GWFi SA employs a pool of compliance specialists who are flexible and multi-lingual, and that have matured several years of experience in the ambits of auditing, consulting, as well as executive and specialized roles in the Ticino financial sector.
GWFi SA has ample experience in assisting financial operators in the analysis of the observance of the legal requirements, regulatory provisions and internal rules, as well as market standards and rules of conduct. Because of an activity primarily focused on Swiss financial service providers, GWFi SA enjoys a unrivaled position of experience in the compliance consulting sector.
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