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Ex-UBS banker pleads not guilty in major tax fraud case

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 02:01

A former high-ranking UBS banker charged with helping Americans dodge taxes through secret Swiss bank accounts pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to fraud conspiracy charges linked to a U.S. tax evasion investigation that shook Swiss banking to the core.

Spain PM resists resignation demands amid scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 08:46

Spain`s prime minister has brushed off demands he should resign after text messages emerged showing him comforting a political party treasurer under investigation over a slush fund and secret Swiss bank accounts.

Black money: Swiss bank accounts of Mumbai businessman frozen

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 16:56

The Mumbai unit of the agency, has said in its request to Swiss authorities, that it is probing "the City group and its Chairman Sayed Mohamed Masood for money laundering".

Drive against blackmoney ongoing process: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 16:53

Government on Wednesday said it is taking various measures, including use of information technology, as part of its drive to check blackmoney and tax evasion.

'Some persons having A/c in Swiss banks paid Rs 180cr as tax'

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 20:19

Some persons with accounts in a Swiss bank have paid taxes amounting to about Rs 180 crore so far, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said in Parliament. He did not disclose any name.

Swiss amend law to ensure US clients informed of tax probes

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 20:45

Switzerland said Wednesday it has amended a decree to ensure that US clients of Swiss banks are informed of any probes against them, against a backdrop of increased action by Washington.

Black money: Tax agencies begin investigation, send notices

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 13:55

Cracking the whip, tax enforcement agencies are probing details of black money stashed abroad by several Indians including politicians and businessman on the basis of information received about secret accounts with a multi-national bank in Geneva.

US sets ultimatum in Swiss bank tax dispute: Media

Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 16:48

The United States has written to Switzerland to set an ultimatum to hand over detailed information on its citizens using Swiss accounts to dodge tax or see Credit Suisse and nine other banks face charges, newspapers reported on Sunday.

Switzerland to tax black money in UK citizens' secret accounts

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 10:35

The Swiss government has agreed to tax black money held by UK citizens in Swiss bank accounts for the first time, while still hiding their identity.

Black money: Govt received info on Swiss bank accounts, taking action, says FM

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 17:40

The government has received information about Indians having accounts in Swiss banks and is taking appropriate action to bring back funds stashed abroad, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

Indians may have much more than $2.5 bn in Swiss banks

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 13:18

It's official now - Indians hold about USD 2.5 billion (over Rs 11,000 crore) in Swiss banks, but this figure of Switzerland's central bank may be a gross understatement of the total wealth directly and indirectly held there by entities from India.

No cover-up in naming those having Swiss bank accounts: Antony

Last Updated: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 20:32

Defence Minister AK Antony said there will be "no cover-up" in disclosing names of people who have Swiss bank accounts as the Government is committed to bring back all the money stashed abroad.