Media releases

SIA wel­comes the Fed­er­al Coun­cil’s strat­e­gy for a fu­ture-proof fi­nan­cial cen­tre

The Swiss Insurance Association SIA welcomes the Federal Council’s updated financial centre strategy, published on 4 December 2020.


‘Pan­dem­ic in­sur­ance must be a re­al act of sol­i­dar­i­ty’

The Swiss government is currently working on a ‘pool solution’ to cushion the economic impact of future pandemics. Ivo Menzinger has worked on the possible structures for the solution.


Pan­dem­ic in­sur­ance cov­er: Not with­out a pub­lic-pri­vate part­ner­ship

Population growth, global mobility or ecological changes increase the risk of pandemics. Is pandemic risk insurable? The answer is, only with governance participation.

Forward-looking solutions – with the SIA

The Swiss Insurance Association SIA represents the interests of the private insurance industry at national and international level. The association comprises around 70 primary insurers and reinsurers, which together employ 46’000 people in Switzerland. The member companies of the SIA account for around 85 percent of the premiums generated in the Swiss market. As a major force in the Swiss economy, the insurance industry assumes economic responsibility at business, social and political level wherever key success factors of its locations are at risk.