Switzerland targets adjustments of the existing legal and regulatory framework of distributed ledger technology (DLT). The Federal Council initiated consultation on proposed amendments to, inter alia, civil law (including securities law), insolvency law, financial market law, and anti-money laundering regulation on 22 March 2019.

The Association’s Vice President and head of the Advocacy Committee, Luca Bianchi, published this article in CapLaw, which summarises the key points of the suggested adjustments and analyses their potential impact on market participants.