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Swiss Lawmakers Vote for More Financial Scrutiny of Sports Officials

Swiss lawmakers on Friday passed a bill that would subject sports officials, such as the head of soccer's governing body FIFA and the International Olympic Committee, to more financial scrutiny by banks in Switzerland. Switzerland is responding to years of corruption allegations with a set of laws which have become known as “Lex FIFA” that aim to tighten oversight of the approximately 60 sporting bodies based here. Swiss lawmakers voted 128 to 62 in favor of revising a broader bill...

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