7 General and administrative expenses

(unaudited)
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in CHF thousands

 

First half 2020

 

First half 2019

 

+/− %

Occupancy

 

–3'033

 

–3'884

 

–21.9

Expenses for IT, machinery and other equipment

 

–12'376

 

–12'249

 

1.0

Information and communication expenses

 

–9'685

 

–9'445

 

2.5

Marketing and public relations

 

–2'961

 

–4'786

 

–38.1

Consulting and audit fees

 

–1'863

 

–1'449

 

28.6

Provisions for legal and litigation risks

 

3'791

 

1'084

 

249.8

Litigation, legal and representation costs

 

–790

 

–620

 

27.6

Contributions to Deposit Protection Fund

 

–2'391

 

–1'255

 

90.5

Other general and administrative expenses

 

–3'574

 

–4'156

 

–14.0

Total general and administrative expenses

 

–32'882

 

–36'760

 

–10.5