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Swiss Federal Audit Office
The Swiss Federal Audit Office is the supreme audit
institution of the Confederation. It assists parliament
and the Federal Council, is independent and is bound
only by the Constitution and the law. Its mandate is set out in the Federal Audit Office Act.
The SFAO audits the financial conduct of the Federal Administration and of numerous semi-government bodies
and international organisations.
Latest press release
Swiss Federal Audit Office publishes its 2015 annual report
The Finance Delegation and the Federal Council have acknowledged the 2015 annual report of the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO). Last year, the SFAO published dozens of audits and evaluations. Its work also enabled the recovery of over CHF 220 million connected to the collapse of Swissair.
Military compensation transactions: Federal Council's strategy must be implemented - PA 15525
In an audit, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) recognised the effort made by the Federal Council to improve its policy on compensation transactions in relation to armament procurements abroad. Some fine-tuning still has to be carried out at armasuisse.
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