> I know for a fact that Swiss law does not have a "charity may not
>take significant business risks" provisions, therefore I maintain
>that this is not a usual practice here.
>But this is really not so important, after all we want to look at
>how things are done in the UK.
Take a look at housing associations, many of whom are registered
charities (or Industrial and Provident Societies) and who have been
involved in swapping toxic assets.
Also recall how local authorities got their fingers burned in Iceland...
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