The Swiss Have a Fever for More Cowbell, Less Busybody

March 2, 2017

I am not sure what would be more tiring; putting every political decision to public referendum or constantly knowing what is better for others. Fortunately a Dutch woman living in Switzerland received a healthy dose of both when her petition for citizenship was denied because of the votes of her neighbors.Switzerland is unique in many…

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IRS and Swiss Banks are Closer to a Settlement on Bank Secrecy

June 23, 2011

For most Americans a Swiss bank account is one of those things that everyone perceives as a sign of wealth and prestige. Keeping your money safe, secure, and most importantly secret, at an office in Zurich or Geneva was supposed to be the pinnacle of security for the funds of the rich. The reason for…

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