Archive | September, 2009

Status of Uruguay Bank Secrecy Delicately Balanced

Uruguay bank secrecy hangs delicately poised after conflicting statements of intent from rival candidates ahead of October presidential elections. Just a week after Frente Amplio candidate Jose Mujica signalled his intent to discuss bank secrecy within the Mercosur group in an interview with an Argentinian newspaper, opposition candidate Luis Alberto Lacalle apologized for his rival’s […]

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Swiss Banker Wegelin Weighs-in

Wegelin & Company have been Private Bankers since 1741. Recently they provided some insightful commentary about the agreement between the USA and Switzerland related to the 4,450 UBS clients. What we need to do now, sine ira et studio, (and putting aside all politically motivated window-dressing, all genuine, or merely nominal, moral issues) is to […]

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