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Safeguarding the Constitutional Function of the Occupational Pension System

  • Friso Ross
Chapter

Abstract

The Swiss Occupational Pension Scheme, based on the Federal Law on Occupational retirement provison (BVG), takes the form of an occupational pension system operating on a funded basis and, in principle, mandatory for all employees.

Keywords

Swiss occupational pension scheme Swiss old age pension system Three-pillars-concept Constitutional function of the pension scheme Crisis-Intervention-Mechanism 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied Social Sciences, Erfurt University of Applied SciencesErfurtGermany

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