The Auslandschweizerrat has not voted on a request from its members to bring an action against the Postfinance. After discussions on the question of whether the application should be suspended until the next meeting, the Council agreed on a demanding and completely non-binding statement. This means: "We, Abroad, abroad, to demand non-discriminatory access to the services of Postfinance."
the proposed Resolution, filed the lawsuit against the post Finance is for the time being, off the table. Responsible for the Swiss abroad John McGough (Hungary) and Erich Bloch (Israel).
The Board of Directors, under the chairmanship of the Basler's Remo Gysin recommended that the application to rejection. The success of an action is highly uncertain. For the foreseeable legal costs of 100'000 CHF, you have no Budget, said Gysin.
the Swiss Council of States Filippo Lombardi explained to the delegates, you will reach in the new legislature, the Federal Parliament a new startup on the political level, in order for the Swiss abroad the best possible opportunities for Swiss banking services. You try, promised Lombardi.
five times the fees in the domestic
were Several initiatives with the same goal as last in the National or Council of States failed. The policy did not want to intervene at the behest of the Federal Council in the economic freedom of the Postfinance, which is one hundred percent the Federal.
Today, the account management fees the post Finance for foreign Swiss 25 francs a month. This is five times the normal fees in the country. As a result, Postfinance is not granted to all Swiss abroad an account, even if they are blameless. Be denied the Swiss Abroad with credit cards.
In the run-up to the intended discrimination has taken care of suit from Abroad for attention. McGough reinstated suspended yesterday his application. He announced, to bring to the next Congress of Montreux of the matter, neither on the Table. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 23.03.2019, 16:13 PM