(GENEVA) — The Swiss government says it has cleared the first batch of banks to cooperate with U.S. authorities under a deal to stem tax evasion.
The Cabinet gave its approval at a meeting Friday but said in a statement that it won’t give information on the number of banks involved or name them.
The agreement allows Swiss banks …
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That dedication …
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Switzerland has a unique …
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