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News Switzerland » Government: Swiss government to ease TBTF tax burden on big banks

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-banks-regulation/swiss-government-to-ease-tbtf-tax-burden-on-big-banks-idUSKCN1FY1F3
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government said on Wednesday it aims to make it easier for systemically important banks like Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) and UBS (UBSG.S) to accumulate capital by eliminating some tax obligations on too-big-to-fail (TBTF) instruments.

News Switzerland » Government: Switzerland imposes sanctions on allies of Congo's Kabila

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1G60SB-OZATP
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Information Minister Lambert Mende, who serves as Congo’s government spokesman and is also on the sanctions list, was not immediately available to comment on the Swiss announcement. In power since 2001, Kabila struck a deal in December 2016 with the main ...

News Switzerland » Government: Former Catalan MP to spurn Spain court summons in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-spain-politics-catalonia/former-catalan-mp-to-spurn-spain-court-summons-in-switzerland-idUKKCN1G4124?il=0
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In a separate appearance on Swiss public television, Gabriel said she was preparing to ask for political asylum if the Spanish courts call for her extradition. Several prominent members of the former Catalan government have been arrested and released on ...

News Switzerland » Government: Switzerland bucks the trend and issues guidelines supporting initial coin offerings

News channel or source: https://siliconangle.com/blog/2018/02/18/switzerland-bucks-trend-issues-guidelines-initial-coin-offerings/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Although the guidelines are positive for ICOs, it’s not clear whether they may yet be supplanted by Swiss government intervention. The Financial Times reported that a review of the Swiss ICO industry was launched in January to consider possible ...

News Switzerland » Government: Inside Uncle Sam's Secret Bitcoin Hoard

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/inside-uncle-sams-secret-bitcoin-hoard/ar-BBJp2NR
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

When Alexandre Cazes hanged himself in a Thai jail cell in July, the 25-year-old left behind the trappings of a big-league drug dealer: villas, Lamborghinis, a Porsche, bank accounts in Liechtenstein and Switzerland ... But once in government hands ...

News Switzerland » Government: Ottawa contributing $35 million to Nova project

News channel or source: http://www.lfpress.com/2018/02/15/federal-government-made-announcement-in-switzerland
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

She said she heard from Nova representatives the announcement was being made in Switzerland. “They said, ‘We’re happy to receive whatever we can from the government,’ so they were thankful,” Gladu said. Bains said in a news release that in ...

News Switzerland » Government: Swiss govt seeks to bar minors from tanning salons

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/02/swiss-govt-seeks-to-bar-minors-from-using-tanning-salons/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s government says minors should be prohibited from using tanning salons because of the long-term risk that radiation from ultraviolet beds could cause skin cancer. The seven-member Federal Council took the position Wednesday ...

News Switzerland » Government: Swiss Govt: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal

News channel or source: https://torrentfreak.com/swiss-govt-downloading-movies-and-music-will-stay-legal-111202/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

One in three people in Switzerland download unauthorized music, movies and games from the Internet and since last year the government has been wondering what to do about it. This week their response was published and it was crystal clear. Not only will ...

News Switzerland » Government: Credit Suisse : Swiss government to ease TBTF tax burden on big banks

News channel or source: http://www.4-traders.com/CREDIT-SUISSE-GROUP-9364979/news/Credit-Suisse-Swiss-government-to-ease-TBTF-tax-burden-on-big-banks-25990341/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government said on Wednesday it aims to make it easier for systemically important banks like Credit Suisse (>> Credit Suisse Group) and UBS (>> UBS Group) to accumulate capital by eliminating some tax obligations on too-big-to ...