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- Switzerland Investigates Bank With Ties to Espírito Santo Companies
A Swiss financial regulator said on Wednesday that it had initiated enforcement proceedings against a Swiss bank with ties to the Espírito Santo family’s troubled group of companies, the International New York Times DealBook blog reported. The Swiss ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/03/2014 - 22:20 - 0 comments
- Credit Suisse Played Role in Espirito Santo Collapse
Credit Suisse helped put together billions of dollars in securities that were issued by offshore investment vehicles of Banco Espirito Santo SA and then sold to the Portuguese bank's retail customers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. In t ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 08/17/2014 - 20:12 - 0 comments
- EUROPEAN UPDATE: Switzerland: More Restructuring-Friendly Insolvency Law
EUROPEAN UPDATE: Switzerland: More Restructuring-Friendly Insolvency Law (Citation: Adam Gallagher and Ueli Huber, Switzerland: More Restructuring-Friendly Insolvency Law, XXXIII ABI Journal 7, 32-33, 77-78, July 2014) - Adam Gallagher and Ueli Huber ...
Resource Article - abi_editor - 06/26/2014 - 16:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- New restructuring law in Switzerland
Birgit Sambeth Glasner and Florence Pastore describe the key features of the new restructuring laws which have recently come into force. Attachment Size att00048.pdf 207.78 KB (Europe, Switzerland) ...
Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 06/11/2014 - 11:53 - 0 comments - 1 attachment
- Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion Case
Credit Suisse has done what no other huge bank has done in over two decades: plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing, the International New York Times DealBook blog reported. In a sign that global banking giants are no longer immune from criminal charges ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/19/2014 - 21:45 - 0 comments
- Switzerland Pledges To Lift Veil On Tax Secrecy
Switzerland, the world’s largest offshore financial centre, has pledged automatically to hand the details of foreign bank accounts to other countries in one of the most significant breakthroughs in the global crackdown on evasion, the Financial Times ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/06/2014 - 21:52 - 0 comments
- Lehman Deal Clears Way For Closure Of Swiss Settlement
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's bankruptcy estate has struck a deal to resolve a five-year-long dispute involving its Swiss affiliate, clearing the way to distribute $1.8 billion to creditors, Reuters reported. The deal would enable the estate of Leh ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/27/2014 - 22:33 - 0 comments
- Swiss Housing Market Bubble Looms Closer, UBS Says
Switzerland’s property market is at greater risk of overheating, raising the question as to whether authorities have done enough to curtail the boom, Bloomberg News reported. The UBS Swiss Real Estate Bubble Index rose to 1.23 points in the fourth quarte ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/06/2014 - 00:01 - 0 comments
- Swiss Voters Reject High-Pay Initiative
Switzerland stepped back from a movement to control corporate pay, overwhelmingly rejecting an initiative that would have restricted executive salaries to 12 times that of the lowest paid employee, The Wall Street Journal reported. Roughly 65% of Swi ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/24/2013 - 20:56 - 0 comments
- Switzerland Tightens Rules for Lender Owned by Canton of Zurich
Switzerland's biggest publicly backed lender is being saddled with more stringent rules, in the latest move by regulators in the Alpine nation to corral risk in the financial sector, The Wall Street Journal reported. On Monday, Zurich-based Zuer ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/11/2013 - 22:10 - 0 comments