The Financial Services Standards Association (VQF) offers a full range of compliance services to financial intermediaries in the parabanking sector in Switzerland. As a centre of competence, the Association provides numerous supervisory, inspection, audit, training and advisory services to its members
As a Self-Regulatory Organisation (SRO) officially recognised by the Federal Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), the VQF is obliged to supervise its members with regard to the combating of money laundering and the prevention of the financing of terrorism.
In its function as anIndustry Organisation for independent Asset Managers (BOVV), the VQF supports independent asset managers with regard to compliance with standards in the asset management industry (link: minimum standards).
As an audit expert accredited by the Federal Audit Supervisory Authority, VQF Audit AG provides inspection and auditing services in accordance with the provisions of Federal law and special legislation to members and non-members of the VQF.