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Credit Suisse's US$2.6b tax evasion plea deal faces last hurdle

TOO BIG TO JAIL? A criminal conviction could disqualify Credit Suisse from handling pension assets valued at billions of dollars.

New York

CREDIT Suisse AG's US$2.6 billion plea bargain resolving allegations it helped wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes faces a final hurdle from a federal judge who will decide whether to accept it or throw it out.

The first global bank in more than a decade to plead guilty