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Fact Sheet - Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Liechtenstein has joined the Early Adopters Group on the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) according to the OECD standard. In this context, the LBA has compiled a factsheet with the most important background information on the AEOI.


Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2013
The annual report 2013 ist now available in German and English. You can order a hard copy of the annual report 2013 at or download the   electronic version.


LBA welcomes signature of intergovernmental agreement with USA

The Liechtenstein Bankers Association and its members welcome today's signature of the intergovernmental agreement according to the so-called Model 1 with the USA. The agreement represents a further milestone in the country's tax strategy and ensures legal certainty in dealings with US clients. Press release


General Meeting of the LBA

Adolf E. Real reconfirmed as Chairman,
decision taken to open up investor compensation scheme

At the Ordinary General Meeting of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) on Wednesday, 12 March 2014, Adolf E. Real was reconfirmed in his position as Chairman. The Executive Board was re-elected. Alfred W. Moeckli was duly elected as Deputy Chairman. The General Meeting has also decided to open up the investor compensation scheme to other stakeholders in the financial centre. Although previously reserved for banks only, this scheme will be available to other parties from 1 April 2014 onwards, provided certain conditions are met.
Press release


LBA welcomes governance statement

The Liechtenstein Bankers Association and its members welcome and support the statement published by the Liechtenstein government concerning the cooperation in tax matters and automatic information exchange.


Banks issue tax compliance guideline

To keep untaxed assets away from the financial centre Liechtenstein, the Liechtenstein banks have undertaken to apply uniform minimum standards with respect to the due diligence obligations for their customers' tax compliance. Press release Guideline


Liechtenstein's banking centre offers security and stability

The Liechtenstein Bankers Association has compiled facts, why Liechtenstein is considered to be a stable and secure banking center.


LBA steps up its efforts with regard to reputation

In yesterday’s board meeting, the Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) agreed on the core fields of its activities for 2013. Particular attention is to be devoted to upholding the reputation of the financial centre in 2013, particularly abroad.
The board also approved guiding principles, in which this task is firmly anchored


LBA signs ICMA Charter of Quality

LBA signs ICMA Charter of Quality
On 4th October 2012, the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) launched a Private Wealth Management Charter of Quality. Today the Liechtenstein Bankers Association signed the Charter of Quality on behalf of its member banks and has thereby become the second signatory association to the Charter of Quality. The first signatory association was the Private Banking Group, Luxembourg (PBGL) of the Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL), which signed the Charter at the launching event jointly hosted with the ICMA in Luxembourg. Press release


Liechtenstein banks support innovative and economical SMEs

LGT, LLB and VP Bank are becoming partners of the Swiss Climate Foundation. In this way, they are jointly making an active contribution to climate protection and the sustainable promotion of SMEs in the Liechtenstein financial centre. Our Press release


7th Liechtenstein Bank Day

7th Liechtenstein Bank Day
The 7th Liechtenstein Bank Day was held in Vaduz on 22 August under the motto "Innovation and Stability". Renowned Spanish economics professor Xavier Sala i Martín was invited as the guest speaker and spoke entirely on the topic of innovation. Our Press Rel                 Our Press release


Mini-brochure: “The Liechtenstein Banking Centre - Edition 2012”

Mini-brochure: “The Liechtenstein Banking Centre - Edition 2012”
The mini-brochure provides you with facts and figures about the Liechtenstein banking centre. There is a translation in German and French available, too. You can order a hard copy of the mini-brochure at or download the   electronic version.


PWC broschure

PWC broschure
The new PWC broschure
"The funds business in Liechtenstein - Your location of choice"
is now ready for download


General Meeting of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association:

Adolf E. Real confirmed as President,
Stability measures adopted
At the Annual General Meeting of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) on Wednesday, 14 March 2012, Adolf E. Real was confirmed as President. The new Executive Board was elected, and Roland Matt was appointed Vice President according to the rotation principle. The General Meeting also decided measures on the future of the financial centre and the protection of investors. The LBA briefed the General Meeting on the current status of Roadmap 2015. Press release


Future-oriented strategy for the financial center: Quality, stability and sustainability

For several months, a team of experts of the Liechtenstein Bankers’ Association has been working out a sustainable strategy for the Liechtenstein financial centre until the year 2015 and has already started with the implementation of corresponding measures. The details of this strategy were presented to the media in the today’s conference.  Press releasePresentation

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