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Guest 08.06.2010 11:46

WSJ: Swiss Lower House Rejects UBS Pact
 
Switzerland's lower house of parliament on Tuesday rejected a bill aimed at bringing the country closer to handing over the names of thousands of alleged American tax dodgers to U.S. authorities.

Rest at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...430804228.html

Goldtop 08.06.2010 21:50

Re: WSJ: Swiss Lower House Rejects UBS Pact
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by andy02 (Post 837635)
Switzerland's lower house of parliament on Tuesday rejected a bill aimed at bringing the country closer to handing over the names of thousands of alleged American tax dodgers to U.S. authorities.

Rest at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...430804228.html

Several inaccuracies in the WSJ story.

Final vote in the Swiss parliament is on 17th June. Meanwhile horse trading between the political parties who want some concessions.

The parliament can say no, or say yes, or yes but referendum prerequisite.


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