The role of the Disclosure Office is to monitor compliance with reporting and disclosure rules pursuant to Art. 120 ff. FMIA.
The role and function of the Disclosure Office is, in particular, to receive notifications of shareholdings, monitor compliance with reporting and disclosure rules and notify the Swiss Federal Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA of potential reporting violations.
The Disclosure Office may also grant exceptions and relief from the reporting and disclosure obligation and render preliminary decisions on whether an obligation to notify exists or not.
The Disclosure Office reports to the member of the Management Committee responsible for the Listing & Enforcement Division of SIX Exchange Regulation. As regards the fulfilment of its statutory tasks, it is subject to the supervision of the Swiss Federal Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA. A Commission of Experts is attached to the Disclosure Office in an advisory capacity.
Jahresbericht 2015 der Offenlegungsstelle von SIX Swiss Exchange, German
In ihren Jahresberichten gibt die Offenlegungsstelle der SIX Swiss Exchange in kurzer Form einen Überblick über ihre wichtigsten Tätigkeiten und die Entwicklung der Praxis im Offenlegungsrecht.