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Swiss Tax Haven

Swiss Finance Minister: U.S. 'Not Easy Partners' In Tax Evasion Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

* Talks underway with Italy to find solution, Swiss finance minister says * Americans "not easy partners" in long-running dispute, she...

Swiss Tax Whistleblower Hands Over Data To WikiLeaks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON, Jan 17: A former Swiss private banker handed over data on hundreds of offshore bank account holders to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a n...

UBS Deals Cause Switzerland To Back Down on Bank Secrecy

Marilyn Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marilyn Barrett

While we Americans are rightfully angry with our banks, the Swiss must be furious with UBS for the havoc it has wrecked on their famous banking industry, which relied on secrecy for much of its success.

UBS or Just Plain BS?

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Russ Baker

The Justice Department has just floated a trial balloon to see if it can force the Swiss Bank UBS to disclose the names of 52,000 rich Americans suspected of using the bank to evade US taxes.

Switzerland Enlists Half-Naked Farmers To Fight Back Tax Haven Slurs

Times Online | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Switzerland, fed up with being portrayed as a tax-dodgers' paradise, is rebranding itself as a land of hunky half-naked peasants with waxed chests and...

UBS Tax Probe: US Citizen Charged, First One

Associated Press | Tamara Lush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI (AP) -- A yacht company accountant became the first U.S. citizen Thursday to be charged in the government's investigation into wealthy citizens ...

Liechtenstein: Tax Haven Over, Will Adopt Transparency

New York Times | MATTHEW SALTMARSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS -- Liechtenstein bowed to international pressure Thursday, saying it would adopt global standards on transparency and information exchange in ta...