Swiss parliament blocks bill on easing bank secrecy

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The Swiss parliament has effectively killed off a bill designed to sidestep secrecy laws to allow banks to release clients' details.

The lower house voted two-to-one against a debate even though the upper house backed it.

The Swiss government warned that without the law banks may be sued by US authorities chasing wealthy American tax dodgers.
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