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FINMA in Switzerland

What is the FINMA in Switzerland?

The Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is a government body in Switzerland overlooking financial markets including banks, insurance companies, stock exchange, cryptocurrencies, etc.

FINMA applies its Anti Money Laundering Act to blockchain service providers. Some Swiss companies offering cryptocurrencies services can thus be subject to registration with the regulator and to anti-money laundering rules.

FINMA’s website.