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The UK to leave EU after shocking Brexit: many rich British residents escape to Switzerland to protect their assets. We can help

Brexit has triggered and destroyed the Economic and Political stability in the UK. Extreme volatility in the financial markets coupled with uncertain conditions in the UK drives the flight of Millionaires from London to Switzerland. The apparent victory of the little man against the rich guys was shown when the [...]

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How long does it take until gold deposits will be exhausted?

If we continue to extract the same quantity of gold as done in recent years, the known global gold deposits would be exhausted in 19 years only. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) regularly analyses the world's remaining gold reserves. Such gold reserves have been already detected or at least estimated [...]

  • BSI scandal

BSI Bank Scandal – New Dirty Details

As already reported on our blog, authorities in Switzerland and Singapore took action against Swiss private bank BSI SA for allegedly failing to prevent suspected money laundering and bribery-related to its dealings with a Malaysian development fund. Much of the money has was transferred to intermediaries before being spent on pursuits [...]

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Panama Papers with names: Politicians and Stars involved – Switzerland stays strong

UBS, HSBC, Deutsche Bank and Barclays are just some of the banks involved in the latest batch of Panama Papers. The secret offshore financial dealings also implicated relatives of President Xi Jinping and other senior Chinese figures, aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, and celebrities including Jackie Chan and Barcelona [...]

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Brazilian Voluntary Disclosure: Speaker of Congress with undeclared Swiss bank accounts

Brazil's Supreme Court removed the speaker of the lower house of Congress on Thursday on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, days before an impeachment process that he engineered was expected to oust President Dilma Rousseff. The removal of Eduardo Cunha, a bitter rival of Rousseff and one of Brazil's [...]

  • FIFA Corruption Scandal involving Switzerland and Brasil

Swiss Banks – FIFA – Brazil: Corruption Investigation

A big U.S. corruption investigation into international soccer is focusing on the role multinational sponsors, broadcasters, and banks may have played in facilitating soccer corruption, according to people familiar with the investigation. In some instances, federal prosecutors are investigating the companies themselves for potential wrongdoing. In others, it remains unclear [...]

  • Bank Secrecy in Switzerland

Swiss Banking Secrecy still in force: Banker convicted for disclosing information

This is good news for Switzerland and the safety of assets and bank accounts held by Swiss banks. A Swiss politician and a former bank IT employee were recently convicted on Wednesday of breaching Switzerland’s strict Banking Secrecy rules by handing over information. This event triggered the resignation of the [...]

  • Living in Switzerland

Millionaire Escape: the Super Rich leave European Cities and move to Switzerland

Because of the refugee crisis and growing religious conflicts, many millionaires are currently leaving the big European cities. Switzerland is still among the `safe harbors` where the super-rich wants to live: it has open doors for tax refugees. It is always a bad sign for a country if the millionaires want to [...]

  • Panama Papers - Tax evasion scandal - Mossack Fonseca

Panama Papers and Mossack Fonseca: the truth

Media have announced heavy investigation and prosecution based on papers leaked by the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. All the investigations are targeting Mossack Fonseca. Unlegitimate materials are the evidence used for such investigations. That’s illegal. The fruits of poisoned trees can not be utilized as evidence. It seems that [...]

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Economic citizenship and second passports: a market worth 2 billions dollars

As migration and inequality continue to get significant attention around the globe, it is worth noting a rising phenomenon: Economic Citizenship. A growing number of countries offer individuals passports in return for investment, and the wealthy have been taking advantage in increasing numbers. In 2014, the global rich spent approximately USD [...]

  • Swiss Bank Account Frozen

5 tips to avoid having your bank account frozen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZP9-ImqUdU It can happen to everybody. It can happen very fast. Thousands of accounts are frozen each day for many different reasons. Your account can be frozen for years and years. The EU, the FATF, the OECD, the USA have criminalized Switzerland and many Swiss bankers. All this [...]

  • 7 things millionaires never do

7 things millionaires never do

1. Hope is not enough Hope is a positive emotion giving us a more optimistic view on the future. For successful people hope is not nearly enough. Hope does not solve problems. Hope does not create opportunities. It does not change anything. If you want to move or if you want [...]

  • UBS Swiss Bank charged for tax evasion

UBS charged with tax fraud and money laundering in Belgium

UBS has recently been charged with money laundering and organized tax fraud, according to Brussels prosecutors. Swiss bank UBS is seriously suspected of being the author or co-leader of an international criminal organization dealing with money laundering, illegal exercise of the financial intermediary profession in Belgium and serious organized tax fraud. The [...]

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“The Swiss 1,000 CHF banknote will survive”. Confirmation by Swiss National Bank

Switzerland wants to keep world’s most valuable single-denomination banknote despite European Central Bank (ECB) who moves to pull its EUR 500 banknote to help fight crime and terrorism. One of the world’s biggest banknotes – Switzerland’s CHF 1,000 bill – is here to stay, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has [...]

  • Rich Formula 1 Drivers living in Switzerland

Who are the eight Formula 1 Stars living in Switzerland

As many as eight superstars of the famous racing industry “Formula 1” appear in the list of the 300 richest people in Switzerland, including Sebastian Vettel. As everyone knows, the Formula 1 is a real business worth billions. No wonder then that Switzerland attracts numerous Formula 1 celebrities, to relocate to the tax [...]

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Why moving to Switzerland? Switzerland has 50,000 new millionaires

In Switzerland, there are more and more rich people. Their wealth has increased in the past year up to more than 2.1 trillion Swiss francs. The poor people, however, have lost money. In the rankings of rich people, Switzerland is traditionally among the first positions, said Enzo Caputo, Swiss [...]

  • A new mobile app to discover fake brands

Swiss start-up invented an App able to discover fake brands

Do not be a victim of fake brands anymore. If you buy a Louis Vuitton bag there is the risk that your bag is counterfeit. Counterfeiting is a grey market industry generating USD 600 billion per year and eliminating 2.5 million jobs. ScanTrust, a Swiss start-up located in Lausanne, invented [...]

  • Millionaires in Switzerland

How to make big money with no effort

Laziness and perseverance are not the main characteristics of fund management. According to studies, investment portfolios are completely changed at least once per year these days. Buy, sell and hold are the motto. That a different strategy can be very successful shows an anti-cyclical portfolio from the USA. The secret [...]

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How big is the Salary of a normal Swiss banker?

According to a survey, made by the Association of Employed Swiss bankers, the salaries in the financial industry are higher than in any other industry in Switzerland. The average salary of a Swiss banker amounts to CHF 94800 per year. Normal employees without promotion are earing CHF 80000. Employees after [...]

  • Paris Hilton moved to Switzerland

Paris Hilton net worth is safe, she moved to Switzerland, the best tax paradise on earth

Paris Hilton relocated to Canton Schwyz benefitting of lump-sum taxation regime Switzerland standard of living is among the highest in the world but inside the country there are difference in terms of taxation. Find out why Canton Schwyz is one of the most tax efficient locations in the world to [...]

Increase and protect the value of your Assets in Switzerland

Mario Draghi (ECB) to force the SNB to introduce a higher negative interest rate. The European Central Bank is expected to flood the markets with new money or increase the negative interest rates on Thursday. The big question is how Switzerland will respond. Expectations on Mario Draghi, the head of [...]

Living in Switzerland – super rich are getting richer

Living in Switzerland taking advantage from the so called lump sum taxation regime is one of the most attractive and tax-efficient option you should study and discuss with us, if you are seriously considering living in Switzerland. Slow economic growth worldwide and a turbulent stock market have not stopped Switzerland's [...]

Do not drink coffee or tea in the airplane

  The water in one of eight airplanes contains coli bacteria. There is a risk of 12,5% to drink faecal bacteria with your tea or coffee. Do yourself a favour and drink your coffee at home. Avoid such drinks during your flight it healthier. "Would you like a cup of [...]

Swiss bank will introduce negative interest rate for private clients

Swiss bank will introduce negative interest rate for private clients A new Swiss bank specialized in financing social and environmental projects will on January 1 go where no retail lender has gone before, applying negative interest rates on individual clients. The Alternative Bank Schweiz (ABS) caused shockwaves with a letter [...]

Lire Scandal Italian Government has to repay Savers by EUR 1.6 Billion

22.11.2015 Lire Scandal  Italian Government has to repay Savers by EUR 1.6 Billion Until February 2012, the Italians actually were supposed to exchange their remaining Lire in Euro. The then government of Mario Monti shortened the deadline without notice by three months. With this trick, they managed to save up [...]

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Disaster for Swiss Bank Secrecy: Dutch tax evaders must be afraid of massive fines in the Netherlands

20.11.2015 Disaster for Swiss Bank Secrecy: Dutch tax evaders must be afraid of massive fines in the Netherlands This admission can trigger a group request tsunami spelling the definitive end of the Swiss banking secrecy. The Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA) in Switzerland has accepted the Group Request from the [...]