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Decisions of the General Meeting 2017 of Shareholders

Decisions of the 109th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Swiss National Bank held on 28 April 2017

1. Approval of the financial report for 2016

The General Meeting of Shareholders approved the financial report for 2016.

2. Decision on the appropriation of the net profit - determination of the dividend

The General Meeting of Shareholders approved the payment of a dividend totaling CHF 1.5 million to shareholders as part of the profit appropriation.

3. Discharge of the Bank Council

The General Meeting of Shareholders granted discharge to the Bank Council.

4. Election of the Audit Board

The General Meeting of Shareholders appointed KPMG AG as the Audit Board for the 2017/2018 term of office.

5. Agenda items with motions submitted by shareholders according to art. 35 para. 2 of the National Bank Act

The General Meeting of Shareholders rejected shareholder motions to initiate procedures to amend art. 31 para. 1 and art. 47 of the National Bank Act with regard to profit distribution and the Audit Board’s independence, respectively.