If the individual’s autonomy is no longer respected and their fate is determined from above, then Switzerland will lose a lot more than just banking secrecy.
Article by Sacha Fedier, NZZ (only in German)
How do I maintain my privacy as a tax-compliant bank customer?
The uncertainty regarding the global economy and the turbulence on the financial markets are awakening more and more desire for security – not just security in the sense of confidence in a bank’s stability, but also in knowing that they have competent partners who are geared towards the long term.
Interview with Thomas Fedier, Finanz und Wirtschaft (only in German)
Self-service tools are ideal for growing small volumes of assets at relatively low cost. However, clients also want to be able to draw on practical support when dealing with challenging life situations, such as a divorce – and computers can’t provide that kind of assistance.
Interview with Thomas Fedier, Le Temps (in French)
Existential survival questions. Because the regulatory environment, tougher capital adequacy requirements and the low interest rate environment, together with the massive increase in competition (consolidation), are making life difficult for the very small asset managers, to put it mildly.
Interview with Thomas Fedier, finews.ch (only in German)
The independent asset manager is regarded as an alternative to an asset manager at a bank or self management. The roots of this profession go back to the early modern era. The sector, which includes 2,600 companies in Switzerland, is currently experiencing a major upturn.
Article by Thomas Fedier, NZZ (only in German)