U.S. and Switzerland Conclude Note Expanding MLAT

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Monday, November 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
11
436
Abstract: 
On November 3, 1993, an exchange of notes between Switzerland and the United States expanded cooperation under the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Treaty (MLAT) to a range of securities- and futures-related matters. The notes provide that under the 1973 MLAT U.S. and Swiss regulators will apply the MLAT to civil and administration proceedings as well as simply criminal proceedings and will bring civil and administrative proceedings first if they so decide that bringing the latter proceedings first is in their interest…[more]