Analysis: Under fire from US, Switzerland braces for monumental...

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Switzerland is bracing for a monumental change in a tradition of banking secrecy that survived pressure from Nazi Germany, World War II and numerous other crises over the last 75 years.
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obumma started it, now lets see who these thousands of americans are that need the protection of off shore banks, my bet, politicians, entertainment people and athletes

let the tax man get his due and don't be surprised when the hollywood loudmouths are uncovered as hypocritical tax cheats
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Those yodeling Swiss who have managed to stay neutral in wars and take sides on nothing but being the biggest money launderers in the world now may actually be exposed for the hypocrites they are. UBS may lose some US criminal customers but there is plenty of dirty money the Swiss will hide. That is their culture.

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