Switzerland takes step to end tax dispute with US

Associated Press
Switzerland takes step to end tax dispute with US

Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf speaks during a press conference in Bern, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. The Swiss government says it will let banks circumvent the country's strict client secrecy laws as part of an effort to end a long-running tax evasion dispute with the United States. Widmer-Schlumpf says Switzerland is acting because U.S. patience with Swiss banks suspected of aiding American tax cheats is running out. (AP Photo/Keystone, Peter Schneider)

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