French President Francois Hollande is on the defensive amid a growing scandal involving his former budget minister. On Tuesday the ex-minister admitted lying about a secret Swiss bank account.
Swiss voters have blocked foreign betting sites in a reform of gambling law, and overwhelmingly opposed the #Vollgeld Sovereign Money Initiative. The Canton of Valais also decided against hosting the Olympics.
Germany took Swiss private bank Julius Bär to court in its search for missing GDR millions. But Berlin's claims to the lost cash have suffered a damaging blow.
After rejecting the Swiss request for Falciani's extradition in 2017, a Spanish court released him on bail. Two Catalan separatist leaders are in Geneva, seeking to avoid Spanish legal proceedings.
International banking giants HSBC and Societe Generale are being taken to court by France's far-right National Front (FN) leader Marine le Pen. She has accused them of discrimination after they closed her accounts.
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