The Swiss government plans to dramatically increase international cooperation on fiscal transparency, sharing private information about clients of the country’s banks. The move aims to put an end to Switzerland’s long-protected banking secrecy practices as well as stopping wealthy foreigners from hiding their undeclared income in the country. Source: RT
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Leader of the VVD Halbe Zijlstra expects the euro no longer exist in a few years. He would at least have told opinion maker Jort Kelder and journalist Arno Wellens. Zijlstra itself can remember little of the conversation. Source RTL
Ambassador says Italian parliament’s investigations into NGOs is ‘a routine exercise carried by two parliamentary committees’ and that there’s no ‘hidden agenda’ Source Malta Today
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization plans to open the way next month for businesses to bid for about 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in orders for satellite communications, air and missile defenses, cyber security and advanced software.Source Bloomberg