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The Role Of Swiss Banks In The 1MDB Scandal

The Role Of Swiss Banks In The 1MDB Scandal

The Role Of Swiss Banks In The 1MDB Scandal by Matthew Allen, SwissInfo.ch The ongoing global investigation into the 1MDB corruption case raises the question whether Swiss banks have cleaned up their acts. The enquiry estimates that some $4 billion […]

UBS & Falcon banks censured in 1MDB probe

UBS & Falcon banks censured in 1MDB probe

UBS & Falcon banks censured in 1MDB probe Matthew Allen Jul 21, 2016 – 09:31 The Singaporean authorities have uncovered serious lapses in anti-money laundering controls at UBS and Falcon banks, in relation to the unfolding 1MDB Malaysian sovereign wealth […]

Why is the world in turmoil, foreign minister?

Why is the world in turmoil, foreign minister?

Why is the world in turmoil, foreign minister? Following the terrorist attack in Nice and an attempted coup in Turkey, Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter explains how the cabinet reacts to crises, why he is concerned by the consequences of […]

All Swiss bonds are now costing investors

All Swiss bonds are now costing investors

All Swiss bonds are now costing investors Matthew Allen and Veronica DeVore Jul 15, 2016 – 14:38 One of the most curious developments of the global economic malaise has been the rise of negative yielding bonds – investments that actually […]

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change

Tax on meat suggested to combat climate change Duc-Quang Nguyen Jul 12, 2016 – 15:35 Despite the Swiss eating less meat, environmentalists say there is more room for cutting the Swiss appetite for meat products – a move that would […]