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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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4 January 2013

Swiss bank Wegelin to close after US tax evasion fine

Author: BBC

Switzerland's oldest bank is to close permanently after pleading guilty in a New York court to helping Americans evade their taxes. Wegelin, which was established in 1741, has also agreed to pay $57.8m…in fines to US authorities. It said that once this...

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16 February 2012

Oldest Swiss private bank is newest U.S. target

Author: Martin de Sa'Pinto and Lynnley Browning, Reuters

...[At the beginning of February] the U.S. Justice Department, acting on plans it had been making for weeks, indicted the 270-year-old bank on charges of enabling wealthy Americans to evade taxes on at least $1.2 billion from 2002 through last year.....

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30 January 2012

Swiss bank Wegelin to close after pleading guilty in New York court to helping US citizens evade taxes - will also pay fine of $57.8m

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