Swiss lawmakers reject deal with US in UBS tax row

Swiss lawmakers reject deal with US in UBS tax row

GENEVA - (AP) Switzerland's effort to end a tax-evasion dispute with Washington hit a major setback Tuesday when lawmakers blocked a treaty that would have seen the largest Swiss bank give U.S. authorities files on thousands of American clients.

The Swiss government and Washington had painstakingly crafted the treaty last August to resolve a long-standing dispute ... Subscribers to lexis.com may read the full version.