Capital Markets, Banking, and the Swiss Value Chain
Since 1934, when Switzerland's federal bank secrecy law waspassed, the line between myth and reality with regard to Swissbanking has been blurred. But over the past decade, there have beendramatic changes in the pressures brought to bear on all facets ofthe Swiss financial markets and banking sector. Recent developmentsand agreements have potentially weakened Swiss banking secrecy, andwith that said, it is time for a book that lays out the history ofSwiss bank secrecy and puts these twenty-first century changes inperspective.
Swiss Finance is a thorough overview of the Swissfinancial markets and the banking secrecy this country has becomeknown for. It covers key topics to practitioners both abroad and inthe United States involved in Swiss banking and the Swiss financialmarkets.
- Discusses what the Euro-debt crisis may mean for the role ofSwitzerland as a financial powerhouse
- Reveals how new secrecy agreements with the United States andGermany will impact private wealth management
- Addresses Asian competition for wealth management and taxhavens
Switzerland is one of the largest financial markets in the worldand a global power in private wealth administration. Whether you'rea private wealth advisor, Swiss or U.S. banker, or other financepractitioner involved in the Swiss market, this guide is essentialreading if you intend on achieving future success in thisarena.
352 pages; ISBN 9781118238530
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Title: Swiss Finance
Author: Henri B. Meier; John E. Marthinsen; Pascal A. Gantenbein