The corporate governance principles and rules followed by Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd are laid down in our Articles of Association, our Business and Organisational Regulations and the regulations of the committees that report to our Board of Directors. They are regularly reviewed in accordance with applicable rules and are submitted to the Board of Directors or to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders for their approval.
Guidelines and recommendations by Economiesuisse
The principles we follow are modelled on the guidelines and recommendations contained in the Swiss code of best practice for corporate governance established by Economiesuisse.
A bank governed by Swiss law
As a bank governed by Swiss law, Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd is obliged to submit both its Articles of Association and its Business and Organisational Regulations to the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA for its approval.
SIX Swiss Exchange's guideline
In accordance with the SIX Swiss Exchange's guideline on information about corporate governance, the Corporate Governance section of our Annual Report describes the corporate governance principles followed by Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd.