Thursday, August 06, 2009

Interview on Swiss bank secrecy in history

Recently we pointed to our letter in the Financial Times exploding some of the myths that have been disseminate to protect Swiss Bank secrecy. Notably, the false myth that it was set up to protect people against Nazi oppression.

The Swiss magazine Hebdo is now carrying an interview with S├ębastian Guex, a Swiss historian, who delves briefly into the issue. Read it here in French, with an imperfect rough translation here.


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