Alessandro Bizzozero

Andreas Hofmann

Rouven Salzmann

Peter Alder

Stefan Baumann

Alessandro Bizzozero Bizzozero & Partner S.A.
Andreas Hofmann LGT Bank
Rouven Salzmann LGT
Peter Alder Marcuard Heritage AG
Stefan Baumann Swisscomply
Jean-Pierre Colombara Swiss Risk Association
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The new Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and Financial Institutions Act (FinIA) will impact the business of the External Asset Managers (EAM). Both the external asset managers and the custodian banks will have to adapt their current risk management framework. We will discuss what this means in practice for the EAM  as well as for the banking side.

We will discuss:

  • The impact of the new Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and Financial Institutions Act (FinIA) for EAMs and the Custody Banks.
  • Examples of organizational steps taken by banks to manage the collaboration with EAM and related surveillance of risks.
  • Possible steps taken by EAMs to manage the risks (e.g. Product Distribution, Investor Profiling, Suitability, conflict of interest, best execution, transparency of fees and reporting etc.)?
  • The externalization (outsourcing) of risk management/compliance services.


Alessandro Bizzozero: Founder of BRP at Bizzozero & Partner S.A.
Andreas Hofmann: Head Governance EAM at LGT and Rouven Salzmann: Management Office at LGT Bank
Peter Alder: COO and Head of Compliance and member of the Group Executive Committee at Marcuard Heritage AG
Stefan Baumann: Partner of Swisscomply (Compliance & Risk Management outsourcing and advising services) for EAM
moderated by Jean-Pierre Colombara, board member at Swiss Risk Association


18:00 Opening, Jean-Pierre Colombara, Kathrin-Anne Meier
18:05 Impact of the new FinSA and FinIA for EAM and Banks, Alessandro Bizzozero
18:20  EAM due diligence and risk rating, Andreas Hofmann, Rouven Salzmann
18:35  Risk management insights from a early mover, Peter Alder
18:50 Challenges in outsourcing compliance and risk management and the key role of an effective ICS, Stefan Baumann
19:05  Q&A, moderated by Jean-Pierre Colombara
19:30  networking apero, all
20:30 end

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  • FinSA & FinIA for External Asset Managers (EAM)
    2. June 2022
    18:00 - 20:30
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