After almost ten years of work, the definition of Swiss made for watches has at long last been tightened up at the request of the Swiss watch industry. To that end, the Federal Council adopted a revised version of the watch industry ordinance on the “Swiss” designation on 17 June 2016.
Having collaborated with Béjart Ballet Lausanne since 2013, Jaquet Droz renews its commitment to the world of the arts. From 7 to 12 June, the two partners presented a brand new show at the Théâtre de Beaulieu, comprising four choreographies by four different artists.
Chopard was the official timekeeper of the Grand Prix Historique of Monaco which took place from 13 to 15 May. Organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco, this sporting event brought more than 30,000 spectators and 500 journalists to the legendary Monte Carlo circuit.
From 11 to 12 June, Hublot navigated the waters of Lake Geneva as official timekeeper of the 78th Bol d’Or Mirabaud regatta. Setting off from Port Noir in Geneva, some 520 participating vessels defied the winds along a 66.5 nautical mile route (approximately 122 km).
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.