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19.09.17 Banks and Swiss Abroad: The Council of States confirms a change in policy

A historical step for a problem that did not seem to have a solution for almost a decade. The Council of States and the National Council discussed banking problems in the ongoing parliamentary autumn session and took a decision in favour of the Swiss Abroad. The Council of States has today adopted a motion submitted by Filippo Lombardi (CVP/Ticino) in Berne with 23 votes to 14, with 6 abstentions, which requires all Swiss “too big to fail” banks to accept Swiss citizens living outside of Switzerland.


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14.09.17 Inheritances and legacies

The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad welcomes contributions from inheritances and legacies. Please find all necessary information in our guide “Advice on wills, inheritances and legacies”.


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31.08.17 Political topics of the OSA

Our new factsheets contain information about our main topics concerning Swiss Abroad.


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28.08.17 Federal Act on the 2020 Pension Reforms: Vote endorsement by the Council of the Swiss Abroad

The Council of the Swiss Abroad recommends to vote Yes (80 votes against 22, 8 abstentions).


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