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Record Number of U.S. Citizens, Green-Card Holders Cut Ties With U.S. in 2015

Increase attributed to recent enforcement campaign against U.S. taxpayers with undeclared offshore accounts.

Laura Saunders reports: A record 4,279 individuals renounced their U.S. citizenship or long-term residency in 2015, according to data released by the… 310 more words

U.S. News

Why don’t you trade your political career against one in banking, Mr Obama?

In an act of revenge on Swiss banks facilitating tax crimes of US citizens, US president Obama reaches out to foreign governments, not realizing that all they do is punishing innocent individuals who have so little in common with the crimes of UBS as the US president with… 734 more words

One of the 10 Largest Swiss Private Banks Enters Into Non-Prosecution Agreement with DOJ

DOJ announced that BSI SA, one of the 10 largest private banks in Switzerland, is the first bank to reach a resolution under the Department of Justice’s  122 more words

FATCA

Catalogue of malpractice endorsed by bankers laid bare in HSBC files | Business | The Guardian

Here an amazing story of where the Swiss branch of major international bank, HSBC, helped wealthy clients hide secret bank accounts from the tax authorities. 170 more words

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This pressed: How Far Up Switzerland’s Biggest Bank Did U.S. Tax Evasion Scam Reach?|Newsweek

Former UBS banker Raoul Weil, accompanied by his wife Susan Lerch Weil, arrives at federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida October 23, 2014. Andrew Innerarity/Reuters… 97 more words

Fresh Fears of Swiss Blacklisting.

(Swiss Finance Minister: Image courtesy Reuters)

Proposed modifications to recommendations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) by Swiss law-makers have fuelled fears of Switzerland’s re-branding as ‘uncooperative’ by the OECD. 182 more words

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