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The banking secrecy

To grasp the foundations on which banking secrecy has been built and how to apprehend it in a context that has evolved since its conception, especially in connection with the protection of the Customer.

Basic training that explains in detail all facets of banking secrecy in Switzerland. The training consists of 4 modules: the 1st module describes Article 47 of the Swiss Federal Act on Banks and Savings Banks (BA); the 2nd module explains the requirement of protection of the Client’s private sphere by the Bank, whether it is a natural person or a legal person. The third module deals with the protection of the Customer against the judicial, respectively penal authorities and finally with the tax authorities, especially when there are international administrative and tax requests.

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Exercices: 27 questions
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Expert: François Larrey, Directeur VisionCompliance SA, Genève



For banks and other financial intermediaries, our trainings are available in the form of an annual license. Our trainings are formatted in SCORM. They can be uploaded either in our LMS for access, either in our client's platforms.

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