Pressure on the financial sector

Swiss banks are struggling to cope with the aftershock of the financial crisis, tougher regulations, the end of banking secrecy and a series of scandals.

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Switzerland's central bank chief Thomas Jordan has said interest rates can be cut further into negative territory if needed
Banks in the firing line
Wegelin was Switzerland's oldest private bank when it collapsed in 2013
The banking secrecy dossier would not stop piling up during Widmer-Schlumpf's term as Swiss Finance Minister
A Florida jury took just 45 minutes to acquit Weil in November 2014
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Changing landscape for bankers
Switzerland’s biggest bank took the unusual step of going to the human rights court
Banking executives in Singapore say their smaller businesses have a local advantage
The banking district in Geneva could come under pressure
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The first Private Banking Day was held in Geneva on June 10, 2016.
Banking secrecy
The investigative report said $608 million of the laundered money transited via 45 Swiss banks or foreign banks with Swiss branches.
Switzerland's Supreme Court has ruled that legal assistance based on stolen bank client data is permitted in the case of suspected tax fraud in France 
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Expat woes
The Federal Court in Lausanne says the request for assistance is not a fishing expedition 
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