Israel's finance ministry has
sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes
have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank
Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show.
Novartis did not export dual-use chemicals to a Syrian partner, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, amid scrutiny of shipments by German chemicals distributor Brenntag via a Swiss subsidiary in 2014.
The European Commission said
it has had no contact with Switzerland in the past few days on
avoiding the expiration at the end of this week of a regime
which allows Swiss stock exchanges to access the European Union
The European Commission has
had no contacts with Switzerland in the past few days to avoid
the expiration at the end of this week of the equivalence regime
that allows Swiss stock exchanges to access the EU market, a
spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions.
The Swiss foreign ministry on Wednesday banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying the company had breached rules on logistical support for foreign armed forces.
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