Swiss president calls bank secrecy sa...

Swiss president calls bank secrecy safe, but experts say UBS de...

There are 1 comment on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 19, 2009, titled Swiss president calls bank secrecy safe, but experts say UBS de.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Switzerland on Thursday desperately sought to reassure its citizens and international banking clients that it would safeguard a treasured tradition of confidential accounts after taking the unprecedented step ...

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Since: Jan 09

Gurnee, IL

#1 Feb 19, 2009
This should be a boon to other Swiss banks, especially those without a U.S. presence who can't be threatened by the thugs in Washington.

I expect that many clients will be moving assets after this. And maybe the Swiss can finally get this into their Constitution which hopefully, unlike the Amerikan government, the Swiss authorities actually follow.

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