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August 15, 2017 - Germany targets Swiss tax ‘spies’
German prosecutors have reportedly launched an investigation into three people from Switzerland’s intelligence services on suspicion that they have spied on German tax officials.

July 20, 2017 - Ex-Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty in U.S. offshore tax case
Susanne Rüegg Meier, a former manager with Credit Suisse, pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiring to defraud the United States through her work heading of a team of bankers, the U.S. Justice Department said.

July 20, 2017 - Italy demands data on billions in suspect Swiss accounts
Italian financial crime investigators have asked the Swiss authorities for help in tracking down the beneficial owners of €6.7 billion (CHF7.4 billion) held in Switzerland. The information came to light during an investigation by the Milan authorities into the activities of Credit Suisse.

July 20, 2017 - Former Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charges
A Swiss citizen pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to help U.S. taxpayers evade taxes from 2002 through 2011 while she headed a team of bankers in Zurich for Credit Suisse AG , the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

July 20, 2017 - Swiss banker pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid taxes
A former Credit Suisse banker has pleaded guilty to helping Americans avoid paying millions of dollars in income taxes for nearly a decade.

July 19, 2017 - Credit Suisse Hiring Private Bankers for Saudi Arabia Expansion
The Swiss lender is among global banks seeking to profit from an expected surge in private wealth in the kingdom, where the government has pledged to enlist the private sector in its plan to diversify the economy away from oil. Deutsche Bank is preparing to “massively expand” its product offering and hire relationship managers in the kingdom, Peter Hinder, head of EMEA Wealth Management, said in an interview this month.

June 27, 2017 - Rothschild fined $14m in 1MDB-linked case
Singapore's central bank last month fined Credit Suisse and United Overseas Bank a total of S$1.6 million for breaching anti-money-laundering rules in transactions related to 1MDB.

June 20, 2017 - European commission to crack down on offshore tax avoidance
Banks, accountants and law firms that facilitate offshore tax schemes face a Europe-wide crackdown, according to a leak of draft legislation.

June 20, 2017 - U.S. Hunts Swiss Bank Leavers
Justice and tax officials are zeroing in on Israel, Singapore and Hong Kong after Switzerland, Fort told the newspaper.

May 31, 2017 - Singapore slaps fines on Credit Suisse and UOB in money laundering probe of Malaysian development fund
Singapore's central bank has fined Credit Suisse and United Overseas Bank (UOB) for breaches relating to the scandal-hit Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), it said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 2, 2017 - Swiss spy agency defends practices after German arrest in tax case
"When someone in Switzerland uses illegal methods in Switzerland to steal state or business secrets, that is espionage, and we have the task to fight that," FIS director Markus Seiler told reporters at a briefing in Bern.

April 25, 2017 - Falcon Private Bank: CS Clone?
The bank's management is a who's who of former Credit Suisse top executives: Chief Executive Walter Berchtold ran Credit Suisse's private bank until 2012; private banking head Erich Pfister was Credit Suisse's head of U.K. and international markets, and product chief Arthur Vayloyan held senior roles including head of Swiss private banking.

April 18, 2017 - Tax evasion issue continues to haunt Swiss banking
From 2018, Swiss banks will routinely turn over client data to tax authorities across Europe under an “automatic exchange of information” procedure.

April 6, 2017 - Swiss now in touch with Dutch over Credit Suisse case: AG
Coordinated raids began on Thursday in the Netherlands, Britain, Germany, France and Australia, the Dutch office for financial crimes prosecution said on Friday.

April 6, 2017 - Swiss Stress Cooperation in `Huge' Cases Like Credit Suisse
The number of foreign-assistance requests to the Swiss prosecutor’s office jumped to 193 last year from 145 in 2015 as more foreign prosecutors reached out for help with their own investigations into money-laundering, corruption and other white-collar crimes, according to its annual report released Wednesday.

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