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Liechtenstein retains top rating

The international rating agency Standard & Poor’s has again awarded the Principality of Liechtenstein its top rating of AAA with a stable outlook. In the evaluation, the rating agency above all emphasized the sound financial situation with regard to public budgets.

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Prospects for financial sector improving

The Financial Market Authority Liechtenstein has published this year’s report on the stability of the financial sector. This states that the sector is stable, with prospects having improved versus the previous year. However, the pandemic still entails further risks.

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Global Forum approves Liechtenstein “in place”

Liechtenstein’s legal framework on the automatic exchange of information about financial accounts created in 2020 is perfect. This confirmation was expressed by the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.

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LLB ensures the sustainability of its gold fund

Liechtensteinische Landesbank (LLB) is offering an investment opportunity in gold that complies with ESG criteria to sustainability-oriented investors for the first time. The fund is covered by physical gold sourced from sustainable production activities.


Investor Summit Liechtenstein looking for champions

Start-ups and SMEs looking for capital can now apply for the Investor Summit Liechtenstein. Winners will have the opportunity to present their ideas in front of around 250 investors. Carsten Maschmeyer and Prinz Max von und zu Liechtenstein will appear as speakers.


Liechtenstein banks to pay for holiday activities

Together with the Office for Social Services, the LBA has organized a free program of holiday activities for children. This is aimed at easing the burden during the summer holidays on families that have faced serious challenges in connection with the coronavirus crisis.


QR-bill replaces payment slips

The QR-bill will be introduced to Switzerland and Liechtenstein on June 30th. It aims to make e-banking and mobile banking payments easier. The QR-bill will gradually replace the current payment slips.