November 27, 2022

Baer ‘Whistleblower’ cleared by top court in data-theft case [Cayman Islands sub not considered Swiss Bank]

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By Hugo Miller From Bloomberg , Swiss Supreme Court upholds acquittal by vote of 3 to 2 Verdict may hold implications for Swiss banks’ foreign units A former Julius Baer banker who leaked documents from a Cayman Islands subsidiary was cleared of breaking Swiss banking secrecy by Switzerland’s top court, creating possible problems for how […]

Zurich Supreme Court rules on bank secrecy violations and whistleblowing by former banker [in Cayman Islands]

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By Thomas Rihm Contributed by Rihm Rechtsanwälte From ILO On August 19 2016 the Zurich Supreme Court rendered a long-awaited decision regarding a former Swiss banker who between 1994 and 2002 worked as head of accounting and later as general manager of a bank and trust entity operated by a major Swiss bank on the […]