07/02/2013

Swiss Enact Plan B to Solve U.S. Row Over Untaxed Assets

The Swiss government announced a new approach allowing banks to hand over data to U.S. authorities in a bid to solve a dispute over undeclared assets and forestall further indictments by the Department of Justice.

06/11/2013

Switzerland allows banks to settle US tax evasion cases

The Swiss government agreed on Wednesday to create a legal basis that will allow its banks to settle investigations by US authorities into their role in helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars in tax.

06/09/2013

Swiss lawyers blast secretive US bank deal

A secretive deal between Bern and Washington over Swiss banks' alleged complicity in tax evasion by Americans is "deeply worrying," according to the new head of the Swiss Bar Association.