Whistleblower Rudolf Elmer’s court victory: the long arm of Swiss secrecy law gets shorter

Tax Justice Network: We’ve written many times about Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer’s (pictured above) long legal battles against Swiss banking secrecy here, here, here and here. He’s endured 48 prosecutorial interrogations, 6 months in solitary confinement and 70 court rulings. Of one thing you can be sure – if the Swiss bank he worked for and the Swiss authorities thought it’d be easy to defend banking secrecy and the terrible harm it does, they picked the wrong person to fight. Link to the article