THE ECONOMIST: One man’s fight against the Swiss offshore banking system

The Economist: However, a proposal that banks be required to check all clients’ tax compliance has been dropped. The Swiss are instead likely to implement a “zebra” strategy—part white money, part black. This would entail exchanging account data with other rich countries but not with many of the African, Asian and Latin American states that are the source of much of the world’s illicit wealth. The Swiss have good reasons to worry about .......... The Economist