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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 14 2017

UBS puts wealth management in hands of ex-Commerzbank boss Blessing

ZURICH UBS has put former Commerzbank boss Martin Blessing in charge of its market-leading wealth management business, sparking speculation that the Swiss bank could be lining him up as an eventual successor to chief executive Sergio Ermotti.

Dec 12 2017

Tezos director resigns, sowing more uncertainty at crypto startup

LONDON/ZURICH One of the three board members of the Swiss foundation that conducted the online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency tech project has resigned, Reuters has learned.

Dec 12 2017

Tezos board member resigns, fueling turmoil at cryptocurrency startup

LONDON/ZURICH, Dec 12 One of the three board members of the Swiss foundation that conducted the online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency tech project has resigned, Reuters has learned.

Dec 11 2017

UBS leads blockchain data reporting pilot ahead of new EU rules

ZURICH/NEW YORK Financial companies led by Swiss bank UBS are testing a blockchain platform to help them comply with new European Union trade data standards due to come into force next year.

Dec 08 2017

Swiss Re's CFO to step down in March, to be replaced by strategy chief

ZURICH Swiss Re Chief Financial Officer David Cole will step down next March and will be replaced by the group's head of strategy, John Dacey, the world's second-largest reinsurer said on Friday.

Dec 06 2017

U.S. tax cut plan could push Credit Suisse to third annual loss

ZURICH Switzerland's biggest banks expect a planned U.S. corporate tax cut will cost them billions of dollars due to writedowns on deferred tax assets (DTA), setting up Credit Suisse for its third straight annual loss.

Dec 06 2017

U.S. tax cut plan could push Credit Suisse to third annual loss

ZURICH, Dec 6 Switzerland's biggest banks expect a planned U.S. corporate tax cut will cost them billions of dollars due to writedowns on deferred tax assets (DTA), setting up Credit Suisse for its third straight annual loss.

Dec 01 2017

Exclusive: Tezos founders push for legal bailout from Swiss foundation

NEW YORK/ZURICH The couple behind the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency tech project wants the Swiss-based Tezos Foundation to cover their costs for lawsuits accusing them of fraud related to an online fundraiser it ran, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Dec 01 2017

Swiss dismiss ETA activist's asylum bid, but she is free to stay

ZURICH A Swiss federal court has dismissed the asylum appeal of a woman convicted in Spain of supporting the Basque separatist group ETA, but said she was now free to remain in Switzerland after Madrid dropped her sentence.

Dec 01 2017

Swiss dismiss ETA activist's asylum bid, but she is free to stay

ZURICH A Swiss federal court has dismissed the asylum appeal of a woman convicted in Spain of supporting the Basque separatist group ETA, but said she was now free to remain in Switzerland after Madrid dropped her sentence.

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