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HSBC Whistleblower Given Five Years' Jail Over Biggest Leak in Banking History
Business  (tags: HSBC, Banking, Whistleblower, Money Laundering, Financial Fraud, Switzerland, Europe )

Judy
- 1267 days ago - theguardian.com
The whistleblower who exposed wrongdoing at HSBC's Swiss private bank has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Swiss court. Falciani himself refused to appear in the dock, on the grounds that he would not be allowed a fair trial.
"#SwissLeaks" - HSBC Bank: Secret Origins To Laundering The World's Drug Money
Business  (tags: HSBC, banking, financial oligarchy, drug trade, Drug Trafficking & Narco-Terrorism Depar, Switzerland, money, history )

Evelyn
- 1548 days ago - zerohedge.com
It is not "demand" from the worldâEUR(TM)s population which creates the mind destroying drug trade. Rather, it is the world financial oligarchy, looking for massive profits and the destruction of the minds of the population it is determined to dominate ....
A Corporate Coup d'Etat
Business  (tags: A Corporate Coup d'Etat, TPP, Jim Hightower, Switzerland )

Sheryl
- 1563 days ago - commondreams.org
This pact is a corporate boondoggle dressed in trade clothes and backed by a TV blackout. To comply it would require re-creating the anything-goes Wall Street ethic that crashed the world economy in 2008. Holy Tom Paine, this is corporate tyranny!
Geneva Banks Break 200-Year Silence to Unveil Earnings
Business  (tags: geneva, switzerland, earnings, banks, secrecy, business, economy, finance, humans, investing, investors, money, society, world )

Lone
- 1727 days ago - bloomberg.com
Switzerland's two largest closely held banks are poised to publish their earnings after two centuries of secrecy.
RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR LAUNCHES ACTION ALLIANCE By Zach on March 20, 2013
Business  (tags: people, world, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investments, law, marketing, money, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 1960 days ago - solarlove.org
"On 8 March, around 100 representatives of the renewable energy sector, from Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands, have joined forces to form an action alliance. Made up of operators, research institutes, universities,."PLEASE SOLAR-WIND!
Swiss Overwhelmingly Vote to Curb Executive Pay
Business  (tags: Switzerland, executive compensation, limits, constitution, Europe )

Lynn
- 2259 days ago - commondreams.org
"Fat cat initiative" reins in corporate pay On Sunday Swiss citizens voted overwhelmingly to rein in exorbitant executive pay. With the backing of nearly 68% of voters, ...
If Switzerland Can Crack Down on CEOs, Why Not the US?
Business  (tags: CEO's, Citizens United v. FEC, Regulations, Economy, Switzerland, U.S )

Judy
- 2265 days ago - thenation.com
Does anyone seriously doubt that, if America had the same national referendum system that Switzerland does, voters in the United States would vote just as aggressively as the Swiss have to curb CEO abuses?
I Spy a Corporation Desperate to Regain Its Market Shares
Business  (tags: Nestle, Civil Tribunal Lausanne, Switzerland, spying, activist group ATTAC, Nestlegate, wasteful bottled water, Food & Water Watch, Take Back the Tap )

Judy
- 2295 days ago - commondreams.org
The company has recently resorted to unorthodox, nay, illegal measures to maintain its stranglehold over the earth's vital food and water resources.
Credit Suisse, Other Swiss Banks Summoned To Explain Tax Evasion Actions
Business  (tags: Credit Suisse, Julius Baer, Swiss Banks, United States, America, American Dod Taxes, Baslet Kantonalbank, Swiss Newspaper Nzz, Switzerland )

Judy
- 2770 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Swiss banks accused of helping Americans to dodge taxes have been summoned to a parliamentary committee hearing this week at which they will be asked to explain their actions, Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag reported on Sunday. Hearings will be on M-Tues.
Switzerland and the US Sign New Air Transport Agreement
Business  (tags: business, USA, Switzerland, Air transport agreement, government, news )

Sally Ann
- 3251 days ago - newsblaze.com
Today in Bern, Switzerland, officials of the United States and Switzerland signed an enhanced Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, replacing the previous agreement signed in 1995
Punishment By the Numbers: Swiss Court Fines Speeding Millionaire $290,000
Business  (tags: Switzerland, wealth, fines, punishment, justice system, speeding, repeat offender, motorist endangerment, scaled fines )

IE
- 3417 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Judges at the cantonal court in St. Gallen, in eastern Switzerland, based the record-breaking fine on the speeder's estimated wealth of over $20 million.
   

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