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Investment Adviser Public Disclosure - SEC

You can search for an Investment Adviser firm on this website and view the registration or reporting form ("Form ADV") that the adviser filed. This website will also search FINRA's BrokerCheck system and indicate whether an entity is a Brokerage firm. You can also search for an individual investment adviser representative and view that individual's professional background and conduct, including current registrations, employment history, and disclosures about certain disciplinary events involving the individual.

Cooperating Organisation - Investment Advisor Association

Founded in 1937, the Investment Adviser Association is a not-for-profit organization that exclusively represents the interests of SEC-registered investment adviser firms. 

Self-Regulatory Organisations (SROs) - FINMA

The Anti-Money Laundering Act states that financial intermediaries can become members of a self-regulatory organisation under civil law as a way of ensuring compliance with due diligence requirements. This is an alternative to direct supervision by FINMA.

Swiss Central Business Registry - Zefix

The official registry of the Swiss government containing all Swiss entities. This registry allows for transperency and additional safety when dealing with Swiss companies. 

The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. The SEC strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public's trust.

FINMA is Switzerland’s independent financial-markets regulator. Its mandate is to supervise banks, insurance companies, exchanges, securities dealers, collective investment schemes, and their asset managers and fund management companies. It also regulates distributors and insurance intermediaries. It is charged with protecting creditors, investors and policyholders. FINMA is responsible for ensuring that Switzerland’s financial markets function effectively.

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