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Audit COVID-19 – Audit of emergency measures relating to short-time working compensation: findings from the audit of the implementation agencies for unemployment insurance in five cantons (AG, FR, LU, TI, ZH) - State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

As at the end of September 2020, over CHF 7.5 billion in emergency measures had been paid out for short-time working compensation. These payments were authorised under the COVID 19 Ordinance on unemployment insurance. The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has the task of monitoring these payments jointly with the implementation agencies.

Audit number: 20513

Audit Direct supervision of the occupational pension system - Occupational Pension Supervisory Commission

The Occupational Pension Supervisory Commission (OPSC) is an independent supervisory authority. It ensures consistent supervisory practices in the occupational pension system. The OPSC acts as the supervisor for the cantonal and regional direct supervisory authorities. In addition, it directly supervises a total of 56 investment foundations with investment assets of around CHF 200 billion, the Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution with assets of CHF 15.2 billion, and the OPA Guarantee Fund Foundation with assets of CHF 1.1 billion.

Audit number: 19386

Follow-up Vested benefits institutions in occupational benefits provision - Federal Social Insurance Office

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) conducted a follow-up audit at the Federal Social Insurance Office (FSIO) and at the Occupational Pension Supervisory Commission (OPSC) on the implementation of its main recommendations from its report of 20 May 2016 entitled "Vested benefits institutions in occupational benefits provision – Evaluation of the advantages and risks for insured persons and the Confederation".

Audit number: 19480