This article examines securities and their enforcement in Switzerland. It examines: Common forms of security interests. Choice of law relating to security interests. Formalities regarding the creation and perfection of security interests. Enforcement of security interests. Recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in Switzerland. This article is part of the global guide to finance. For a full list of contents visit www.practicallaw.com/finance-mjg.
This practice note provides a high-level overview of the Basel II capital adequacy framework. Please note that this note relates only to the Basel II framework as it stood at July 2006. For information on the Basel 2.5 and Basel III reforms, see Practice note: Basel 2.5: overview and Practice note, Basel III: overview.