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Chronicle: a history of LGT in Liechtenstein and worldwide

2011
2009
  • LGT exits from its trust and fiduciary business
  • Acquisition of Dresdner Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.
2007
2006
2005
  • Establishment of the independent Financial Market Authority (FMA) in Liechtenstein
2004
  • LGT Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is launched
  • H.S.H. Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein is appointed deputy to H.S.H. Prince Hans-Adam II. von und zu Liechtenstein
  • The Liechtenstein Museum, containing the Princely Collections, is opened in the Garden Palace in Vienna
2003
  • LGT Bank Deutschland & Co. OHG head office and branch openings
  • LGT Group takes over STG Schweizerische Treuhandgesellschaft
  • Bank is opened in Singapore
2001
  • Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is created to combat money laundering in Liechtenstein
1998
1995
  • Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
1991
  • Liechtenstein becomes a member of EFTA
1990
  • Liechtenstein becomes the 160th member of the UN
1989
  • Representative office is opened in Tokyo
1986
  • Bank in Liechtenstein goes public
  • Representative office is opened in Hong Kong
1978
  • Liechtenstein becomes a member of the Council of Europe
1970
  • Establishment of the Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation, which takes over the equity capital of Bank in Liechtenstein
  • First cash machine in Liechtenstein
1930
  • Acquisition of a majority shareholding by the Princely House of Liechtenstein
1926
  • Liechtenstein Persons and Companies Act is passed to attract foreign investors to Liechtenstein
1924
  • Introduction of the Swiss franc as the national currency in Liechtenstein
1923
  • Bank-client confidentiality is anchored in Liechtenstein banking law
  • Customs Union Treaty between Liechtenstein and Switzerland
1920
  • Bank in Liechtenstein founded on November 22