Special press review 'Bank client confidentiality' and Swiss financial Place

Federal documents 

 

 

January 2011

Federal Department of Finance

 

Report on international financial and tax matters 2011

Jun. 17, 2010

Federal Department of Justice and Police

 

Parliament approves UBS Agreement

Dec. 16, 2009

Federal Department of Finance

 

'Strategic directions for Switzerland’s financial market policy'

Report in response to the Graber postulate (complete version)

 

Background information of the report on 'Strategic directions for Switzerland’s financial market policy'

Aug. 19, 2009

Federal Department of Justice and Police

 

UBS: New Treaty Request Instead Of Unilateral Action

 

- Agreement

- United States of America and Swiss Confederation's declarations

- Press kit

Aug. 19, 2009

Swiss Confederation

 

Swiss Federal Council's press conference on August 19, 2009 "UBS - Agreement between the United States of America and the Swiss Confederation" (duration: 1h15) 

Aug. 12, 2009

Federal Department of Justice and Police

 

US civil proceedings against UBS: Switzerland and the USA reach settlement

July 01, 2009

Federal Department of Finance

 

Banking Secrecy and International Tax Issues - Switzerland‘s viewpoint

May 06, 2009

Federal Department of Finance

 

Selected press releases on banking secrecy

Mar. 14, 2009

Federal Department of Finance

 

Bank secrecy remains intact

Mar. 13, 2009

Federal Chancellery

 

Switzerland to adopt OECD standard on administrative assistance in fiscal matters

Strong line and releases

 

 

Mar. 25, 2011

Swiss Bankers Association

 

2011 opinion poll: protection of financial privacy continues to enjoy strong support. Swiss financial centre fares well in international comparison due to stable image ratings and highquality client service.

Jun. 08, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

The national interest is more important than political games

Mar. 12, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Opinion poll 2010 – continued widespread support for bank-client confidentiality; clients more satisfied with their banks than ever

Mar. 01, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Discussion within the Financial Action Taskforce (FATF) on making tax offences qualify as a predicate offence for money laundering

Feb. 25, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Swiss Federal Council's measures to implement its strategy on Switzerland's financial market policy (Strategy paper originally published on 16 December 2009 as the "Graber-Report")

Feb. 12, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

"Side Letter" to the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with France on 12 February 2010

Feb. 03, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Purchase of stolen data by Germany on 2 February 2010

Jan. 22, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Federal Administrative Court's 22 January 2010 decision on the UBS case

Jan. 22, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

President Obama's proposals for regulatory reforms ("the Volcker rule")

Jan. 08, 2010

Swiss Bankers Association

 

5 January 2010 decision of the Supreme Administrative Court concerning the 18 February 2009 FINMA decree on the transfer of account data of American clients of UBS

Dec. 16, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Swiss Bankers Association welcomes Swiss government's financial market strategy paper; Strategic goals identical with those of the banking sector; Abolition of stamp duty necessary

Dec. 14, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

On the data theft at HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA in Geneva

Aug. 19, 2009

U.S. Internal Revenue Service

 

IRS to Receive Unprecedented Amount of Information in UBS Agreement

Aug. 19, 2009

U.S. Department of Justice

 

U.S. Discloses Terms of Agreement with Swiss Government Regarding UBS

Aug. 19, 2009

UBS

 

Formal signing of settlement agreement relating to the John Doe summons

Aug. 19, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Swiss Bankers Association finds contents of out-of-court agreement between Switzerland and the USA to be convincing

The solution found fits into the framework of prevailing Swiss law

 

 

 

 

Aug. 12, 2009

UBS

 

Agreement to resolve the John Doe summons matter

Mar. 31, 2009

economiesuisse

 

Résolution pour la défense des intérêts de notre place économique

Mar. 17, 2009

Swiss Private Bankers Association

 

What does the Federal Council's new policy on administrative assistance in tax matters mean?

Mar. 13, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Reaction to the decision to take over the OECD standards

Mar. 11, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

2009 Opinion Poll – strong support for the continued protection of privacy and bank-client confidentiality – trust in respondents' main banks remains high

Speeches - debates

 

 

Feb 19, 2010

University of Geneva

 

Le secret bancaire à l’aune des évolutions internationales (+appendices)

Speaker: Jean Zwahlen

Dec. 07, 2009

Républqiue et Canton de Genève

 

Extrait du discours prononcé lors de la prestation de serment du Conseil d’Etat par son président François Longchamp en la Cathédrale Saint-Pierre

May 22, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Speech by Pierre G. Mirabaud, Chairman of the SBA

To the Association vaudoise des banques (AVB)

Mar. 27, 2009

Swiss Bankers Association

 

Speech by Pierre G. Mirabaud, Chairman of the SBA

To the Foreign Press Association in Switzerland and Liechtenstein (APES)

Mar. 19, 2009 

Société des Arts

 

Le secret bancaire: quel avenir ?

Speakers: Michael Reiterer and Pierre Mirabaud

Press release  and interviews  

Dec. 4, 2012

Tribune de Genève

 

La conformité fiscale, le nouveau credo bancaire
Malgré les attaques, les banques suisses résistent

Jun. 19, 2010

France 24

 

Secret bancaire : qui en veut à la Suisse?

Steve Bernard's interview (at 1'16'')

Jun. 17, 2010

Le Temps

 

Un référendum sur l’accord UBS affaiblirait la Suisse, jugent les banquiers

Patrick Odier, Bernard Droux and Ivan Pictet's interview

Mar. 31, 2010

RSR - La 1ère

 

Radio program 'Forum' - Ivan Pictet's interview "Les paradis fiscaux sous la loupe de l'OCDE"

Partie 1

Partie 2

Mar. 25, 2010

Bloomberg

 

Bloomberg comments on BSCC Geneva Seminar

Dec. 14, 2009

Tribune de Genève

 

"Paris me déçoit profondément"

Edouard Cuendet's interview

Dec. 10, 2009

L'Hebdo

 

Double message d'Ivan Pictet: rassurer et mettre en garde

Sep. 09, 2009

Bilan

 

"Je suis critique sur la rapidité avec laquelle la Suisse a cédé"

Ivan Pictet's interview

Aug. 27, 2009

RSR - La 1ère

 

Radio program 'Forum' - Ivan Pictet's interview "Les détails de l'accord franco-suisse de double imposition"

Aug. 22, 2009

Le Monde

 

Dans l'accord UBS, "le cadre juridique suisse a été respecté"

Michel Dérobert's interview

Aug. 21, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Pourquoi l'accord américano-suisse ne créera pas de précédent

Edouard Cuendet's interview

Aug. 21, 2009

Le Temps

 

'La gestion offshore n'est pas synonyme d'argent non déclaré'

Teodoro Cocca's interview

Aug. 12, 2009

TSR

 

TV news '19h30 Le journal' - Ivan Pictet's interview "UBS: accord trouvé entre la Suisse et les USA"

Aug. 12, 2009

RSR - La 1ère

 

Radio program 'Forum' - Ivan Pictet's interview "UBS: un accord extrajudiciaire a été trouvé"

Aug. 10, 2009

Le Temps

 

Le secret bancaire joue aussi un rôle éthique

Aug. 02, 2009

TSR

 

TV news '19h30 Le journal' - Etats Unis / UBS: entretien avec Ivan Pictet, banquier et président e la Fondation Genève Place Financière

Jul. 31, 2009

RSR - La 1ère

 

Radio program 'Forum' - Ivan Pictet's interview "Procès UBS: un accord extrajudiciaire en vue"

Jun. 17, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Patrick Odier positive

Patrick Odier's interview

Jun. 17, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Suisse-UE: les autres dossiers en cours

By Michel Y. Dérobert

May 05, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Ebauche de mobilisation pour une contre-offensive

May 05, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Les négociateurs suisses doivent savoir rester fermes

Edouard Cuendet's interview

Apr. 14, 2009

Le Temps

 

Le prestige du Swiss Banking vient de ce qu'il opère en Suisse

By Robert U. Vogler

Apr. 08, 2009

L'Agefi

 

La feuille de route de l'après-G20

By Philippe Braillard

Apr. 08, 2009

Le Temps

 

Les gros se ménagent et s'en prennent aux petits

By Michel Y. Dérobert

Apr. 03, 2009

Entreprise romande

 

Fiscalité: la question de fond occultée

By Didier Fleck

Apr. 03, 2009

Le Temps

 

La Suisse vole la vedette à l'économie mondiale

By Jonathan Ivinson

Apr. 03, 2009

Europe 1

 

La Suisse et le secret bancaire

Steve Bernard's interview

Apr. 01, 2009

Le Temps

 

Le jour où un franc français valait un franc suisse

By Bernard Reymond

Mar. 30, 2009

TSR

 

TV program 'Toutes Taxes Comprises' - Londres, paradis fiscal !

Mar. 19, 2009

L'Agefi 

 

La guerre contre les paradis fiscaux est une pitoyable mascarade

By Philippe Braillard

Mar. 18, 2009

Le Temps 

 

"Humilier les pays pratiquant le secret bancaire est inacceptable"

Jean-Claude Juncker's interview

Mar. 17, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Ethique et fiscalité: les fondamentaux

By Michel Y. Dérobert

Mar. 17, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Soustraction fiscale simple: la gradation ne changera pas

Marc-Etienne Pache's interview

Mar. 17, 2009

L'Agefi

 

"La Suisse doit s'inspirer de modèles financiers reconnus"

Alfredo Gysi's interview

Mar. 17, 2009

Tribune de Genève

 

"La Suisse peut encore renforcer sa place financière"

Edouard Cuendet's interview

Mar. 16, 2009

L'Agefi

 

"Le Conseil fédéral a pris une position clairement proactive"

Ivan Pictet's interview

Mar. 11, 2009

L'Agefi

 

Il faut à la Suisse un seul négociateur à l'extérieur et un porte-parole unique

Mar. 6, 2009

Léman Bleu

 

TV program 'Genève à Chaud' - Michel Halpérin's interview about bank client confidentiality

Feb. 25, 2009

TSR

 

TV News - Michel Halpérin's interview about bank client confidentiality

Feb. 24, 2009

Le Temps 

 

Secret bancaire: une solution suisse

By Jean-Christian Lambelet

Feb. 24, 2009

Le Temps 

 

Ce que signifierait pour Genève la fin du secret bancaire

Ivan Pictet's interview

Feb. 20, 2009

Le Temps

 

"C'est grave et très regrettable"

Ivan Pictet's interview

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