European Money Week 27-31 March 2017
The Liechtenstein Bankers Association and its member banks, together with the Hand in Hand Establishment counselling service, are participating in European Money Week and helping children and young people improve their approach to money. Read more about it
Hans-Werner Gassner wird neuer LBV-Präsident, Ivo Klein übernimmt Vizepräsidium, Grosser Dank an Adolf E. Real
On 15 March the General Meeting of the LBA unanimously elected Dr. Hans-Werner Gassner as the new Chairman of the LBA. Gassner will begin his term as LBA Chairman on 1 June 2017. Press release
"Bankenmagazin" 38 (2017)
FACT SHEET: Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)
The new Fact Sheets for Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) is now available in English, German, French and Italian.
Bankers Association shortlisted for European Association Awards 2017
The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) has been shortlisted as a finalist for the upcoming European Association Awards 2017, which will be announced in Brussels on 24 February 2017.
Annual Report 2015
Common basic standard strengthens the high quality of the investment advisory services of Liechtenstein banks
By signing the ICMA quality charter for private wealth management in December 2012, the Liechtenstein banks have committed themselves to applying the highest international quality and professionalism standards when providing their services. As part of this, they have committed to placing the highest value on the professional competence, loyalty and integrity of their employees and to always motivate their employees to peak performance as well as to provide them with suitable education and advanced training possibilities.
Bankers Association recognised by another international award
The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) has been awarded International Financial Services Body of the Year as part of the ACQ5 Global Awards 2016
. This year, the ACQ5 Global Awards were awarded for the 11th time. Voting closed on Thursday March 31st 2016. The total number of nominations received stood at 75,246 nominations.
Sustainability in Liechtenstein: 2016 ESG analysis of Liechtenstein equity funds
This year saw the publication of the first ESG report on equity funds in Liechtenstein. The aim of the report is to provide improved information relating to ESG criteria available on the range of equity funds in Liechtenstein and their quality. The study (which is only available in German) can be downloaded from now on for free from finance.li. Press release
BSL: Liechtenstein focus dossier
Read more about the future of the financial center, the banks as intelligent companions and sustainable investments in this year's BSL focus dossier Liechtenstein Download
Registration period for Villa Wirbelwind now started
The construction works at Villa Wirbelwind, the new day-care centre for Liechtenstein banks, are in full swing. Interested bank employees can already register their children to be looked after at the day-care centre. Press release
Digitalisation and sustainability: Banks set the agenda
The 9th Liechtenstein Banking Congress was held in Vaduz on Wednesday, attended by several hundred national and international representatives from business, politics and society, who accepted the invitation from the Bankers Association. The focus was on the two core themes of Roadmap 2020 - digitalisation and sustainability. With Sony Kapoor and Alastair Lukies CBE, the Association was able to secure this year two internationally renowned experts as keynote speakers. media release
Bankers Association awarded Best Non-Profit Organisation 2016 in the banking sector
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
Bankers Association presents Roadmap 2020:
Strategy Roadmap 2020 a boost to the banking centre
Following the recent adoption of the strategy, the so-called Roadmap 2020, the Liechtenstein Bankers Association has presented the Roadmap in detail at a press conference today in Vaduz.
Insert sheet for the Information Brochure on Risks Associated with Financial Instruments
The Insert sheet for the Information Brochure on Risks Associated with Financial Instruments is now available in German and English and can be downloaded in electronic form
9th LIECHTENSTEIN BANKING CONGRESS
The 9th Liechtenstein Banking Congress will take place on Wednesday, 21 September 2016.
Numerous national and international representatives from business and politics will come together for this first-class event in order to discuss the most current topics.
The Liechtenstein Banking Center - Chronicle "International cooperation in tax matters"
The chronicle of the developments in the field of tax cooperation Liechtenstein is available in German and English.
Bankers Association adopts Roadmap 2020 strategy
After an intensive process, the banks affiliated under the Liechtenstein Bankers Association have adopted the Roadmap 2020, their banking centre strategy for the coming five years. The strategy paper documents the results of the Roadmap 2015 and analyses the current environment, the market situation and international developments. This has resulted in a catalogue of measures that are to be implemented by 2020. Press release
Construction starts on "Villa Wirbelwind"
At the beginning of July construction will start on the new nursery for the Liechtenstein banks. Under the umbrella of the Bankers Association, "Villa Wirbelwind" will be created at Äulestrasse 46 in Vaduz - a modern care facility for children of employees at the banking centre. The nursery will be opened in the summer of 2017. Press release
The Liechtentein Banking Center - Edition 2016
The current issue of our flyer "The Liechtenstein Banking Center"
is now available in German
and can be downloaded in electronic form.
Infographic - Facts & Figures
Our new infographic "Facts & Figures - The Liechtenstein Banking Center"
is published digitally and is available on our homepage as well as via app (Apple and Android). Infographic
Liechtenstein's banking centre offers security and stability with 10 good arguments. Factsheet
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
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
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
In the interest of stability
The Liechtenstein Bankers Association invited to a talk on Liechtenstein's netting legislation. Press Release
Annual Report 2014
The annual report for 2014 is now available in German and English and can be downloaded in electronic form
UK-LBA Fact Sheet
LBA publishes an updated version of the Fact Sheet on the UK agreement. Factsheet
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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