Reminder: new rules relating to the distribution of funds in Switzerland

On 1 March 2015, the long heralded change in the Swiss laws on distribution of funds comes into force.

The Rules aim to harmonise pre-existing marketing rules for Swiss and non-Swiss funds, and promote transparency and the “proper functioning” of the market for funds in Switzerland.

In this note we look at the steps necessary to distribute funds in Switzerland to Qualified Investors.