The Anti-Money Laundering Act states that financial intermediaries can become members of a self-regulatory organization (“SRO”) under civil law as a way of ensuring compliance with due diligence requirements. This is an alternative to direct supervision by Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (“FINMA”).
OARG is a self-regulatory organization of Asset Managers that Contributes actively in the fight against money laundering (with regard to article 305 b of the Swiss Civil Code).
OARG fulfils the tasks and obligations of a SRO as defined in the Swiss Anti Money Laundering Act (“AMLA”) published on October 17th, 1997.
OARG main activities: