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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 12.9.2018 to 24.10.2018 (FinDel D5). These reports can be obtained under embargo 72 hours before the publication date, information: tel. 058 463 11 11.

Audit of the 2017 state financial statements of the Swiss Confederation

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) has completed its audit of the 2017 state financial statements of the Confederation. It presented its report to the parliamentary finance commissions.

Swiss Federal Audit Office publishes its 2017 annual report

The Finance Delegation and the Federal Council have acknowledged the annual report of the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO). In 2017, the SFAO published over 50 audit reports. It informed the Federal Council of serious shortcomings on three occasions. Are the size of the SFAO's area of supervision and the increased complexity of its audits compatible with its allocated resources?

The SFAO has doubts as to the lawfulness of a provision of CHF 2 billion

After being informed by the Federal Administration on 23 January 2018, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) briefly examined the idea of forming a provision of CHF 2 billion charged to the Confederation's financing statement 2017.