Federal Office of Justice

Snowball systems, prize draws and competitions

Snowball schemes and pyramid schemes have been regulated since 1 April 2012 under the Federal Act on Unfair Competition (UCA) (i.e. they are no longer subject to legislation on lotteries).

For more information on this topic, please contact the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO. 

Contact / questions
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, T +41 58 462 56 56, Contact