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Swiss Authorities Probe Banks Over Foreign Exchange Rates

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

GENEVA -- GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities are investigating whether several of the country's banks were involved in manipulating foreign currency ex...

Singapore: The New Switzerland? Private Banking's New Home

April Rudin | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Beyond its private banking affability, lies an economy, climate and destination which seems light years away from Europe (medieval times?) and the United States (third-world country?).

U.S. Calls Big Swiss Bank A 'Fugitive'

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Justice Department called Switzerland's largest private bank a fugitive from justice on Friday after it didn't send any represent...

Raymond Baer: Switzerland Must End Its Tax Dispute With U.S.

Reuters | Stephanie Nebehay, Katie Reid and Jane Baird | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ZURICH -- Julius Baer Chairman Raymond Baer called for Switzerland to resolve a banking-related tax row with the United States, in comments reported...

Excremental Change

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Excremental Change involves cleaning first the loopholes of the system and expelling all the dirt that is inside. Ask the Pirates of Heartless Capitalism where they hide and you will find the dirt.

United States of America vs. UBS: A Step Too Far?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Georges Ugeux

There is no winner when fundamental rule of law and customer loyalty are not respected. This will have major ramifications outside of Switzerland and the United States.

Pressure Builds To End Secrecy Of Swiss Banking

New York Times | CARTER DOUGHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like Paul Revere, Konrad Hummler sounded the alarm last week as he made his way by train and by plane to his bank's branches across Switzerland. This ...