Indonesia, Switzerland Agree to Track L…

Indonesia and Switzerland have signed a mutual legal assistance agreement to seek to track money laundered out of the country and parked in Swiss banks, according to Antara, the Indonesian official news agency. The agreement was signed by Indonesia's Law Minister, Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly, and Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter in Bern. It appears to have been formalized as long ago as February 4 according to Antara, but the final agreement wasn’t signed until this week – which could have been dictated by the political situation -- when Laoly traveled to Bern.

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