This area of specialization offers in-depth further training in national and international financial market law and examines the current private-law and regulatory fundamentals and framework conditions of banking, insurance, and finance law.
The first part deals with the Swiss, European, and international framework conditions of the financial markets for banks, investment services, and insurance companies.
The focus is on international organizations and their regulatory frameworks, the fundamentals of sectoral regulation, and the characteristics of the most important financial markets.
In the second part, an in-depth look is taken at the regulation of market participants, financial services, and the marketing of these products and the relevant treaties.
▪ Module 1: Institutional framework conditions for banks, investment services, and insurance▪ Module 2: Market participants, products and distribution
The specialization can also be attended as a certification (CAS) course.
Module 1: General Conditions
FSB, BIS, IMF, and related bodies
Principles of banking regulations: General and Switzerland
Principles of European banking regulations: General and Switzerland
Principles of European insurance Regulations
Principles of Swiss and European securities regulations
Money laundry and terrorism
The Swiss National Bank and aspects of international cooperation
FINMA and its practice
International assistance in administrative and criminal matters
Financial markets (CH / London, NY, Frankfurt)
Module 2: Market Participants, Products, Distribution
Consumer protection / data protection
Regulatory environment of a bank and securities dealer
Bank contracts and transactions
Specific international banking transactions
Regulatory environment of an insurance company
Insurance contracts and transactions
Specific international insurance transactions
The specialization courses are only offered with a sufficient number of participants.