Swiss Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer presents innovative Swiss financial centre at Singapore FinTech Festival

On November 7 and 8, 2021, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, together with a financial sector delegation, will attend the Singapore FinTech Festival, the world’s largest event for technology and financial services. Given its openness for new technological developments, Switzerland has every reason to present its innovative financial centre at this event.

In his speech at the opening of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer will highlight Switzerland’s advantages as a location for digital financial services. Switzerland combines established strengths such as trust and security with an openness for new technological developments. Federal Councillor Maurer will be accompanied by a delegation of high-ranking representatives of the Swiss financial sector.

While in Singapore, Federal Councillor Maurer will additionally meet with Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong and MAS Chairman Tharman Shanmugaratnam. The exchange will focus on enhanced cooperation between the two countries both in the area of digital and sustainable financial services and in international financial and tax bodies. The future organisation of a Europe-Asia Fintech Forum in Switzerland in cooperation with the Singapore FinTech Festival will likewise be discussed.

Switzerland will also be present at the Singapore FinTech Festival with a virtual pavilion, where Swiss fintech companies will be able to present themselves to international specialists under the auspices of Switzerland Global Enterprise.

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