Thailand’s caretaker government installed an acting prime minister to stave off collapse after a court removed Yingluck Shinawatra, casting doubt on a general election planned for July and risking renewed protests.
Thailand’s army chief said the country’s six-month political deadlock must be solved through legal means as supporters and opponents of the government held competing rallies in Bangkok, raising the risk of fresh clashes.
A Thai court will decide today whether 76 industrial projects halted last year because of pollution and licensing concerns can restart, a ruling that may resolve uncertainties over the nation’s investment regulations.
Switzerland’s administrative court ruled an agreement with the U.S. to transfer data on as many as 4,450 UBS AG accounts is “binding” and rejected one client’s appeal to block the sending of her account information.
Switzerland’s largest federal court told the nation’s tax authority not to disclose data about the bank account of a client of Julius Baer Group Ltd. to the U.S., after the Internal Revenue Service made an invalid request.