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[26.08.2016]

Chairman Adolf E. Real to retire

Chairman Adolf E. Real to retire
After 9 years of working for the Liechtenstein Bankers Association, Adolf E. Real has decided to leave the organisation for health reasons with effect from 31 March 2017 and to reduce his professional commitments. As such, a successful career spanning 34 years leading Adolf E. Real to the top positions at the VP Bank Group and the Liechtenstein Bankers Association is coming to an end. During this time he played a key role in shaping Liechtenstein as a banking centre and made a strong contribution to its transformation as a financial hub. Press release


[22.03.2016]

General Assembly of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association

Adolf E. Real was reconfirmed in his position as Chairman at the Ordinary General Meeting of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) on Wednesday, 16 March 2016. Norbert Biedermann (LGT) was elected as Deputy Chairman. New on the Executive Board are Bank Frick and Raiffeisen. Press Release


[21.10.2015]

In the interest of stability

In the interest of stability
The Liechtenstein Bankers Association invited to a talk on Liechtenstein's netting legislation. Press Release


[30.10.2015]

Positive report of the Global Forum for 2nd phase of OECD peer review: FL "largely compliant"

As announced by the Liechtenstein government, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes will publish the report for the second phase of the OECD peer review on Liechtenstein today. Press release


[28.10.2015]

Signature of the Agreement on the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) with the EU

As announced by the Liechtenstein government, Liechtenstein and the EU Commission have today signed the Agreement on the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI), after it was expressly approved by the members of all EU countries at the Council of the European Union last Monday. The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) very much welcomes the signing of the agreement. Press Release


[24.07.2015]

Annual Report 2014

Annual Report 2014
The annual report for 2014 is now available in German and English and can be downloaded in electronic form.


[13.07.2015]

UK-LBA Fact Sheet

LBA publishes an updated version of the Fact Sheet on the UK agreement. Factsheet


[01.04.2015]

Protection organisation of LBA renewed

Protection organisation of LBA renewed
Since 1 April 2015 EAS is ready to offer its services to an expanded range of financial service providers and assume its activity as combined protection scheme for deposits and investors for the entire financial centre. Press release


[27.02.2015]

The financial centre Liechtenstein at a glance

The financial centre Liechtenstein at a glance
As part of a joint initiative the protagonists in the financial centre of Liechtenstein have launched the Internet platform www.finance.li. «Finance.li» combines all the services and protagonists on one homepage, assuming the function of comprehensive and informative «Single Point of Entry». Press release


[13.02.2015]

Agreement between Liechtenstein and Italy regarding their future cooperation in tax matters

As reported today by the government of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein and Italy concluded their negotiations on 10 February 2015 concerning a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) and a supplementary protocol, and have established additional steps for tax cooperation. Press release


[23.01.2015]

Banks issue expanded tax compliance guideline

In August 2013, the Liechtenstein banks formulated the tax compliance guideline a minimum standard applicable throughout the national banking industry that defines their due diligence obligations with regard to customers' tax compliance. This standard has now been expanded. Press release Guideline


[07.10.2014]

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.
 


[04.09.2014]

8th Liechtenstein Bank Day

8th Liechtenstein Bank Day
The 8th Liechtenstein Bank Day was held in Vaduz on 
3 September 2014. OECD tax chief Pascal Saint-Amans was the keynote speaker. He spoke about the introduction of the AEOI and highlighted future trends. Beforehand, Saint-Amans and the Association's chiefs answered questions posed by the media..  Media release


[24.07.2014]

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 info@bankenverband.li or download the   electronic version.


[27.06.2014]

LBA becomes a member of the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum (EPFSF)

At the meeting of the EPFSF steering committee on 23 June 2014, the Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) has been accepted as a new member. The Membership will take effect as of 1st September 2014.


[16.05.2014]

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


[13.03.2014]

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


[14.11.2013]

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.


[30.08.2013]

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


[05.04.2013]

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.
 


[17.01.2013]

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
 


[17.12.2012]

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


[31.08.2012]

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



[22.08.2012]

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
 


[05.07.2012]

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 info@bankenverband.li or download the   electronic version.


[21.05.2012]

PWC broschure

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


[15.03.2012]

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


[18.02.2011]

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

More information

Liechtenstein
Bankers Association
 
Austrasse 46
P.O. Box 254
FL-9490 Vaduz
 
Tel.:  +423 230 13 23
Fax.: +423 230 13 24
 
For media inquiries:
medien@bankenverband.li
 
 
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