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Overview legislative developments and law reforms in the 2nd pillar from 1 January 2022

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By Evelyn Schilter and Carmela Wyler-Schmelzer | February 7, 2022

Overview legislative developments and law reforms in the 2nd pillar from 1 January 2022 and major law reforms in social insurance law (AHV, IV, BVG)

Various changes to the law came into force on 1 January 2022. At the same time, further revisions will come into force in the next few years, which will also have an impact on the 2nd pillar.

In addition, the three major law reforms in social insurance law (AHV, IV, BVG) have been discussed in parliament and partly passed. There is currently a need for action, particularly with regard to the implementation of the revision of the Data Protection Act (DPA).

We provide information on the following topics (see the PDF document linked below):

Changes effective from 1 January 2022

  1. Further development of disability insurance (IV)
  2. Measures to safeguard pension assets in case of violation of maintenance obligations
  3. New asset class for unlisted Swiss investments
  4. New transparency and internal control requirements for pension funds in competition
  5. Changes in the international context
  6. Partial revision of the Insurance Contract Act
  7. Key figures AHV/BVG and inflation compensation

Changes after 1 January 2022

  1. Revision to the data protection law
  2. Stabilisation of the AHV (AHV 21)
  3. Reform of occupational benefits law (BVG 21)
  4. Modernisation of supervision in the 1st pillar and optimisation in the 2nd pillar
  5. Corporation law
  6. Revision of the Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA)

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Head of Legal Retirement, Switzerland


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