Swiss Army Knives
A timely guide to the complex financial markets and banking secrecy of Switzerland
Since 1934, when Switzerland's federal bank secrecy law was passed, the line between myth and reality with regard to Swiss banking has been blurred. But over the past decade, there have been dramatic changes in the pressures brought to bear on all facets of the Swiss financial markets and banking sector. Recent developments and agreements have potentially weakened Swiss banking secrecy, and with that said, it is time for a book that lays out the history of Swiss bank secrecy and puts these twenty-first century changes in perspective.
Swiss Finance is a thorough overview of the Swiss financial markets and the banking secrecy this country has become known for. It covers key topics to practitioners both abroad and in the United States involved in Swiss banking and the Swiss financial markets.
Switzerland is one of the largest financial markets in the world and a global power in private wealth administration. Whether you're a private wealth advisor, Swiss or U.S. banker, or other finance practitioner involved in the Swiss market, this guide is essential reading if you intend on achieving future success in this arena.
Newell, himself with nearly three decades of service to the U.S. Army, provides readers with a brief introduction to the people and events that have made the U.S. Army the strongest military force in the world. The volume profiles the leaders and the accomplishments of the U.S. Army from the beginning of its 226-year history to the present. Entries include: o Top military and civilian leaders o Notable enemies o Logistics/weaponry o Significant wars Includes a listing of the army casualties by war, as well as lists detailing the total number of those who served in the army, the number of army battle deaths, as well as war injuries. Several appendices accompany the dictionary, covering topics such as the resolution of the Continental Congress adopting the Continental Army, the appointment of George Washington as Commander-in-Chief, and campaigns where the U.S. Army has been involved.
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