23 Oct '12, 9pm

Singapore: The New Switzerland? Private Banking's New Home via @HuffPostBiz

When you think of "Switzerland" some may think of chocolates, clocks, quaint towns, and others think of Switzerland, as a "secret" locale for global financial services firms and high net worth investors. But, Europe is once again "old skool" as here comes Singapore -- which has the world's highest concentration of millionaires and low tax rates. According to a recent study by Boston Consulting Group, Swiss banks could see a decline of as much as 28 percent by 2014 if currently proposed laws change regarding secrecy in banking in Switzerland. Singapore (and Hong Kong) would each benefit from this power shift in money. At one time, it was estimated that one-third of the total world's funds were held in Switzerland in 2001. Singapore and Hong Kong have long been considered the region's banking centers but the opportunity to grow globally exists as the power of banking moves f...

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