A commission of the Council of States unanimously agreed with the National Council marking the end of a prohibition to withdraw the 2nd pillar. The prohibition was meant to alleviate the needs of supplementary benefits.
Swisscom had data from 800,000 clients stolen
At its meeting on 11 January 2018, the Commission of the political institutions of the National Council decided, without opposition, to debate on the draft revision of the Swiss law on data protection.
Individuals increase their rights, including that of oblivion. However, Institut Forrester expects that 80% of companies will not be compliant with the European directive on the protection of personal data (GDPR) by next May 25.
Swiss people rejected the pension reform. The Pension Reform 2020 was rejected with 52.7% of votes and its funding via an increase in VAT by a narrow majority of 50.1% of the citizens and the majority of the cantons.
Launch of the campaign for the 24 September 2017 vote by Alain Berset in Bern.
100 countries hit but Switzerland not affected. A flaw in the Windows system was exploited.
At present, the risk of a cyber-attack is part of the daily lives of most Swiss companies.
The 2016 Swiss crime statistics highlights an alarming increase in two areas
The revision of the divorce law came into force on 1 January 2017. As of such date, retirement provision sharing may always take place in the event of divorce, whether the spouses are already retired or still working.