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First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Disclosure Office at SIX Swiss Exchange publishes its 2013 Annual Report

SIX Exchange Regulation SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd Selnaustrasse 30 T +41 58 399 2227F +41 58 499 2710 [email protected]  The number of possible breaches declined in proportion to the number of disclosure notifications. In the year under review, the Swiss ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Helping processors grow and prosper

Every company involved in creating, distributing and selling food has a keen interest in accessing capital. That’s because capital enables a company to do what it wants and needs to so it not only survives, but also grows and prospers.Companies that are ... [Published Food Engineering - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Switzerland Rejects VAT Cut For Hospitality Industry

After years of industry lobbying, Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, the head of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, has explained why the Government has rejected calls for a value-added tax cut for the hospitality industry.She said that a VAT cut to 2.5 percent ... [Published Tax-News.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Disclosure rules in motion

The Disclosure Office at SIX Swiss Exchange publishes its 2013 Annual ReportThe number of possible breaches declined in proportion to the number of disclosure notifications.In the year under review, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court delivered an important ... [Published Bobsguide - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Highlights of July, 2014

, Asia-Plus:July1 By government’s decree electricity prices in Tajikistan rose 15 percent beginning on July 1 this year. Current electricity prices of one kWh of electricity are 12.60 dirams for residential customers, 30.60 dirams for industrial and non-industrial ... [Published Asia Plus - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marles’ costs twice the average MP

Corio MP Richard Marles said his administration costs reflected an active electorate office. Source: News LimitedCORIO MP Richard Marles’ office administration costs were the second highest in the country last year after he flooded voters with mail outs ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK : Swiss National Bank, China Agree Currency-Swap Deal--Update

By Neil MacLucasZURICH--The Swiss National Bank and the People's Bank of China have agreed to set up a currency swap line designed to boost trade and investment flows between the two countries and help to make Zurich an offshore hub for trading the y ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 3 reports

$ 2 TRILLION BLACK MONEY TRAIL MISSING

True it’s early days for the highprofile SIT headed by justice Shah. But, top government sources said the panel has not made any breakthrough. Clueless SIT makes no headway on how to get back the money stashed abroad exposing its lack of capacityBLACK ... [Published Siasat Daily - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Platinum price answers may be found in underground Swiss vaults

Underground vaults next to a Swiss farming village may reveal one reason for the platinum market’s indifference to its biggest ever supply shock. Most analysts and market players expected steep price increases for the precious metal as a record five ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: India Pressures Switzerland To Ratify OECD Tax Convention

Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram has urged Switzerland to expedite its ratification of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) convention on mutual assistance in tax matters to ensure effective sharing of tax information ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Switzerland Prepares New Climate Tax Bill

The Swiss Federal Council has asked the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) and the Federal Department for the Environment (DETEC) to prepare a draft regulation to reform the nation's environmental and energy taxes.Switzerland has decided to move from ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 27 2014]
Entities: Switzerland, Taxes, Climate
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-News.com: Swiss Discuss Banking Sector Tax Disputes With The US

Swiss Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has met for talks in Washington with US Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the US tax dispute settlement program for category two, three, and four banks, as well as the ongoing US criminal investigations ... [Published Tax-News.com - May 12 2014]

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She said that a VAT cut to 2.5 percent from 8 percent would lead to an "unjustified privilege for the hospitality industry... and a high loss of tax revenue for the Federal Treasury as a result."
Following the settlements of the investigations referred to above in "Investigations into LIBOR, ISDAfix, other benchmarks and foreign exchange rates" , a number of individuals and corporates in a range of jurisdictions have threatened or brought civil actions against the Group in relation to LIBOR and/or...
"From China's perspective the agreement creates the infrastructure to solve two problems. The first is how domestic banks are going to be financed as the county opens its capital accounts and the second is to allow foreign investors to invest in the market" said Diana Choyleva, economist at consultancy Lombard Street Research
2.Senior lawyer and BJP leader Ram Jethmalani told the apex court in March 2014 that “ ` " 70 lakh crore ($ 1.16 trillion) of black money was stashed abroad in foreign tax havens”. The Economist last year cited a 2010 World Bank study of 151 countries which had concluded that India’s shadow economy was equivalent to a fifth of India’s GDP of $ 1.8 trillion."

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The Disclosure Office at SIX Swiss Exchange pub... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
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Disclosure rules in motion [Published Bobsguide - Aug 07 2014]
Disclosure Rules In Motion - The Disclosure Off... [Published Mondo Visione - Aug 07 2014]
Highlights of July, 2014 [Published Asia Plus - Aug 01 2014]
Half Yearly Report [Published TrustNet - Jul 30 2014]
Marles’ costs twice the average MP [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 27 2014]
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK : Swiss National Ba... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 21 2014]
$ 2 TRILLION BLACK MONEY TRAIL MISSING [Published Siasat Daily - Jul 20 2014]
Switzerland invites India for discussions on bl... [Published Assam Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
Chasing black money, India gets Swiss invite fo... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 20 2014]
Platinum price answers may be found in undergro... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
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