US requests bank data from Julius Baer

Switzerland is also negotiating a separate deal with the US that aims to put an end to intrusive demands for information and a growing list of criminal proceedings against Swiss banks and their employees.


Minister says end to US tax dispute in sight

Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf says a resolution may be not far off to end a long-running dispute with the United States over Swiss banks accused of helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars of taxes.