English translation of article 77 of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act

Capital resources

Chapter 6: Special provisions regarding the supervision of insurance groups and insurance conglomerates
Section 2: Insurance conglomerates
> Art. 76 Monitoring of risks

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Article 77 of the Swiss Insurance Supervision Act 

Capital resources

1 The Federal Council shall determine the eligible capital resources on a conglomerate-wide basis.

2 FINMA shall specify the required capital resources. This shall be done based on the internationally recognised principles existing in the insurance sector and the financial sector and shall take into account the significance of these business sectors as well as the associated risks.