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Features by Imogen Foulkes

Swiss banks must decide whether to hand over client information to U.S.

Today is the deadline for Switzerland's private banks to decide whether to cooperate with U.S. demands to combat tax evasion by handing over client information -- a move that would finally end the long tradition of banking secrecy.
Posted In: Swiss, Switzerland, Banks, Tax evasion

Switzerland votes not to cap the boss's pay

A vote to limit executive compensation to no more than 12 times what the lowest earning employee at the company makes failed in Switzerland.
Posted In: Switzerland, executive pay

Switzerland to vote on how much the boss gets paid

Swiss voters will consider new restrictions limiting CEO pay to 12 times that of the lowest paid worker at a company.
Posted In: executive pay

Kerry makes unplanned trip to Geneva for Iran negotiations

On his way back from Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry is stopping in Geneva for negotiations with Iran. At issue are Iran's nuclear program and economic sanctions.
Posted In: Iran, Iran sanctions

Swiss bank closes after U.S. tax evasion fine

Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Posted In: Switzerland, Wegelin and Company, Tax evasion, bank, Europe
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