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A hunched elderly woman walks past a statue on the exterior of the Credit Suisse private banking offices on Bahnhofstrasse. The Swiss banking industry holds an estimated 4,000 billion Swiss Francs (USD 4,240 billion) in assets, more than half of it foreign, including CHF 880 billion in undeclared European assets alone, benefiting from the country's famous banking secrecy laws.