Blackden Financial S.A. is regulated to give investment advice in Switzerland by ARIF*. Blackden Financial is also registered as an independent insurance intermediary with FINMA, the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority.
We are also a founder member of The Federation of European Independent Financial Advisors, a not for profit trade organisation whose broad aim is to improve the quality of advice offered by the independent financial sector in Europe.
*ARIF is a self-regulating body approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for the supervision of the financial intermediaries referred to in article 2 para. 3 of the Swiss Federal Law on combating money laundering and terrorism financing in the financial sector (AMLA).
ARIF is also recognized by FINMA as a professional organization for laying down rules of conduct relating to the practice of the profession of independent asset manager within the meaning of the Swiss Federal Act on collective investment schemes.