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NewspaperAll current SFAO press releases, an archive and the list of upcoming publications can be found here.

Upcoming SFAO publications

Here you will find the upcoming publications for the period from 25 August to 17 November 2021 (FinDel D4 and D5). These reports can be obtained under embargo 72 hours before the publication date, information: tel. 058 463 11 11.

Swiss Federal Audit Office publishes its 2020 annual report

The Finance Delegation and the Federal Council have taken note of the annual report of the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO). Aside from monitoring the measures taken in connection with the pandemic, the SFAO observed a considerable increase in whistleblowing reports and identified a number of worrying cyber-risks in critical infrastructures.

Swiss Federal Audit Office gets good marks from French Cour des comptes

At the end of 2020, experts from the French Cour des comptes issued an audit report on the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO). Their findings were presented to the Finance Delegation in February 2021. The results of this peer review were good. The French experts' recommendations will be implemented by the SFAO management by the end of 2021.

Swiss Federal Audit Office's priorities for 2021

The Finance Delegation and the Federal Council have acknowledged the 2021 annual programme of the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO). This programme is defined completely independently by the SFAO and is the result of a risk analysis spanning the entire scope of its portfolio. This audit programme is also dominated by the continuation of work relating to the federal measures taken during the health crisis caused by COVID-19.