Banking in Switzerland

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 5th, 2012
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Switzerland is set to expose public officers who stashed away looted funds in the country’s banks, just as it announced yesterday that the country new laws did not allow anonymous bank accounts in Swiss banks. The Swiss Government also announced that $700 million, out of the reported $1 billion loot ...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 17th, 2011
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Cairo – A senior Egyptian Justice Ministry official says ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s two sons have an estimated $340 million in Swiss bank accounts. Assem al-Gohary says Swiss authorities are investigating whether one of the sons, Alaa, was involved in money laundering along with oth...
By benim
In Ghana
Sep 23rd, 2011
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A suspected rogue trader said he was ‘sorry beyond words’ for his actions yesterday as he appeared in court accused of the City’s biggest fraud. Kweku Adoboli, 31, faces claims that he lost £1.5billion in a series of complex trades while working at Swiss banking giant UBS. Appearing before City of Lo...
By benim
In Egypt
Mar 16th, 2011
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The European Union plans to adopt sanctions against former Egyptian officials accused of stashing billions of dollars abroad next week, an EU official said on Tuesday. Egypt asked the United States and European Union to freeze the assets of several former officials last month after street protests en...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 17th, 2011
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LONDON — A former Swiss banker today supplied anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks with two CDs containing account details on more than 2,000 high-profile politicians, celebrities, crime bosses and multinationals suspected of tax evasion. Swiss whistle-blower Rudolf Elmer — the former chief operat...
By benim
In
Jan 13th, 2011
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The stockbroking arm of South Africa’s Standard Bank is looking to boost its headcount, including equity analysts, following the end of a joint venture with Credit Suisse, senior executives said on Thursday. Standard Bank last year said it would end the brokerage joint venture with the Swiss ba...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Dec 8th, 2010
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PURCHASE, N.Y. – The website for MasterCard suffered severe technical problems Wednesday, possibly the result of attacks by hackers supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Credit cards were not affected. Supporters of the organization, which has released thousands of classified government ...