Tag archive for ‘Switzerland’
News Brief On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Switzerland Joins Denmark in Seizing Assets From Refugees to Cover Costs

Refugees arriving in Switzerland have to turn over to the state any assets worth more than 1, 000 Swiss francs (£690) to help pay for their upkeep, broadcaster SRF reported on Thursday, revealing a practice More...

News Brief On Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Julius Baer Seeks Deal With U.S. Next Week, Sonntagszeitung Says

Julius Baer Group Ltd., Switzerland’s third-largest wealth manager, may have to pay more than it anticipated to settle a case with the U.S. Justice Department over American offshore accounts, the Swiss More...

Bloomberg On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Sons of Indicted Swiss Financial Adviser Keep Business in the Family

  For more than two decades, prosecutors allege, Swiss financial adviser Josef Beck practiced the dark art of handling dirty money. He conspired with Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS Group AG, to More...

Noam Meir On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Michael Bloomberg’s Ex-Wife Susan Brown Selling Manhattan Penthouse for $11.7 Million

– – Susan Brown, the ex-wife of former New York Mayor and billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg, is selling her apartment located at 41 Bond St. in Manhattan’s NoHo neighborhood for More...

Clive Minchom On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Duns Russia for $50 Billion Awarded by Arbitration Court

As if the troubles in Ukraine, European and US personal financial sanctions against powerful members of the Russian elite, and NATO exercises in the Baltic were not enough, now Belgium has hit the Kremlin More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Judge Gives Billionaire Art Dealer Helly Nahmad Permission to Go to Basel Show

– – A judge has granted the art dealer Hillel “Helly” Nahmad permission to leave the U.S. to attend a week long art show in Basel Switzerland, the NY Post has reported. Nahmad needed the More...

Ynet News On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Israel Angry With Swiss Funding for EXHIBIT by Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence

– – Israel has lodged a formal protest with Bern over Swiss funding for an exhibit by an Israeli NGO critical of the army’s conduct in the Palestinian territories. Israel’s Deputy Foreign More...

Statista On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Israel 4th in the World’s Top Countries for High-Skilled Employment

Which countries have the largest share of people in high-skilled employment? According to the World Economic Forum and International Labour Organization statistics, Luxembourg is in first position. Just under More...

Globes On Friday, May 29th, 2015

Fattal Acquires 18 Hotels in Europe For €200 Million

  Fattal Holdings, controlled by David Fattal, yesterday signed a deal to acquire 18 hotels in Europe belonging to the hotel fund in which he is a partner. The deal reflects a €200 million value for More...

Mick Davis
Mining On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Mick Davis Tells Investors to Stay Away From Coal, Africa

  Former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, a driving force in the deal making that transformed the mining sector during the commodities boom, suggested investors to stay away from coal and Africa, until at least More...

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