Have a Cryptocurrency Company? Bermuda, Malta or Gibraltar Wants You
With their eyes on blockchain jobs and revenue, small countries and territories are competing to become the go-to destinations for entrepreneurs and projects.
A Mixed-Race Royal Couple? It Wouldn’t Be the First
Black women have become royals for years and years, unbeknown to many.
A Seat Near Hitler, and Other Olympic Tales From the Baron, 105
“Where is your recorder?” Baron Eduard von Falz-Fein said. “Be sure it is on.” Because he had a lot to tell about the Olympic movement.
How Czech Wine Got Its Terroir Back
Centuries of winemaking expertise, almost lost under Communist rule, are once again making the Valtice region of South Moravia a destination for wine connoisseurs.
HSBC to Sell Some Swiss Private Bank Assets to Liechtenstein Group
The sale of the Swiss portfolio, which had assets under management of about $12.5 billion at the end of 2013, is the latest move by HSBC to improve its profitability by focusing on higher-margin businesses.
More Google Maps for Bikes
Google Maps has expanded its bike route directions to seven additional countries in Europe, including France, Germany, and Poland.
Death of a Loophole, and Swiss Banks Will Mourn
In the new jobs bill, Congress has taken aim at financial institutions that hide information about offshore accounts.
Credit Suisse Restricts Bankers’ Travel to Germany
Credit Suisse said it is restricting bankers’ travel to Germany after authorities there said they had launched 1,100 tax evasion probes against the bank’s clients and were investigating staff on suspicion of aiding evasion.
Ex-Dictator Loses Swiss Ruling Over Haitian Cash
Switzerland moved Wednesday toward establishing the legal basis to confiscate millions of dollars allegedly looted by the former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier.
Tax Evasion Case Draws in Another Bank
A wealthy investor in Virginia pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal tax evasion through an international bank, said by a person briefed on the case to be HSBC.