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Martin de Sa'Pinto

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

Sep 11 2013

Another historic Swiss bank under U.S. tax spotlight

ZURICH Swiss private bank Rahn & Bodmer is under investigation by U.S. authorities, it said on Wednesday, the latest bank to be targeted in lengthy dispute over tax evasion.

Aug 22 2013

U.S. looks to turn the screw in Swiss banks talks

By Martin de Sa'Pinto, Katharina Bart and Patrick Temple-West

Aug 15 2013

Leeds Utd owner quietly sells off more than half stake

ZURICH/DUBAI The Dubai-based investment firm that bought English soccer club Leeds United in December after lengthy negotiations sold more than half of its 100 percent holding less than six months later, financial statements show.

Aug 15 2013

Leeds Utd owner quietly sells off more than half stake

ZURICH/DUBAI The Dubai-based investment firm that bought English soccer club Leeds United in December after lengthy negotiations sold more than half of its 100 percent holding less than six months later, financial statements show.

Aug 15 2013

Leeds Utd owner quietly sells off more than half stake

ZURICH/DUBAI The Dubai-based investment firm that bought English football club Leeds United in December after lengthy negotiations sold more than half of its 100 percent holding less than six months later, financial statements show.

Aug 08 2013

Swiss court keeps French tax probe witness in custody

ZURICH A Swiss court said on Thursday it has rejected an appeal against the continued detention of a witness in a French tax evasion investigation, who is being held in jail over allegations that he breached Swiss laws on banking secrecy.

Aug 07 2013

Swiss interrogate Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov's extended family

GENEVA/ZURICH The Swiss authorities are interrogating the extended family of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a Kazakh oligarch arrested last week in France on fraud charges after 18 months on the run, and have effectively frozen some assets, a prosecutor said.

Aug 07 2013

Swiss interrogate Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov's extended family

GENEVA/ZURICH, Aug 7 The Swiss authorities are interrogating the extended family of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a Kazakh oligarch arrested last week in France on fraud charges after 18 months on the run, and have effectively frozen some assets, a prosecutor said.

Jul 05 2013

British-Swiss tax shortfall could leave banks out of pocket

ZURICH/LONDON Swiss banks could end up as much as 500 million francs ($520 million) out of pocket as British clients who have dodged tax spurn a deal aimed at preserving their anonymity and instead reach individual settlements with UK tax authorities.

Jul 05 2013

British-Swiss tax shortfall could leave banks out of pocket

ZURICH/LONDON Swiss banks could end up as much as 500 million francs (348.8 million pounds) out of pocket as British clients who have dodged tax spurn a deal aimed at preserving their anonymity and instead reach individual settlements with UK tax authorities.

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