Swiss Lower House Rejects Abolishing Bank Secrecy

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Wednesday, January 1, 1997
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
13
Issue: 
1
5-6
Abstract: 
On December 2, 1996, the Swiss National Council, its lower house of parliament, rejected a motion made by deputy Jean Ziegler, a highly vocal critic of Swiss banks, to abolish bank secrecy as soon as possible ... [more]