Region: Switzerland

Swiss scientist convicted over GlaxoSmithKline trade secrets conspiracy

Gongda Xue is the fifth scientist to be found guilty of participating in the GSK trade secrets theft

03 May 2022

Clariant CFO resigns after internal investigation

28 April 2022

Swiss prosecutors open war crimes case over looted diesel shipments

Federal prosecutors in Switzerland are investigating “unknown persons” for the war crime of pillaging after receiving a complaint from an NGO.

20 April 2022

Swiss money laundering probe into Egypt’s former ruling family fizzles out

Swiss prosecutors have closed an 11-year-long investigation into ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s “entourage” after seizing just $34 million of almost $650 million in frozen funds.

14 April 2022

Swiss sanctions enforcer rattles legal community with disclosure stance

The Swiss ministry responsible for investigating economic sanctions breaches has doubled down on its position that lawyers have a duty to disclose assets held by sanctioned clients.

01 April 2022

Dutch authorities investigate Glencore

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01 April 2022

Switzerland sets its sights on another lender in Petrobras case

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Swiss prosecutors have raided the offices of Pictet over the private lender’s suspected links to a widespread corruption scandal involving Brazilian state oil company Petrobras.

31 March 2022

NGO asks French prosecutors to investigate SBM Offshore for corruption

22 March 2022

Tax lawyer extradited to Germany to face cum-ex charges

Swiss authorities have delivered a veteran tax adviser to Germany after Switzerland’s highest court rejected his final appeal against the extradition proceedings.

24 February 2022

European political party suggests EU blacklists Switzerland

22 February 2022

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