Switzerland isn't an European Union member, but still benefits from the charter. Official members say the country is cherry-picking which laws to follow.
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.
The U.S. government has announced a $253 million fine against Weatherford, a Swiss oil and gas services company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange.
The Geneva Auto Show opens in Switzerland this week. It’s usually a glitzy affair, but while U.S. carmakers are on the rebound, gloom has descended on the European auto industry.
Voters in Switzerland have approved a referendum to curb executive pay. The move comes less than a week after the European Union announced plans to cap banker bonuses.