Herve Falciani

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Former  Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont: allowed to go free from Neumünster prison after paying €75,000 in bail. Photograph: Martti Kainulainen/AFP/Getty Images

A German court has ruled out extraditing former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont on the charge of rebellion and agreed to release him from custody(...)

Hervé Falciani, the whistleblower who exposed wrongdoing at HSBC’s Swiss private bank.  Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Hervé Falciani, the whistleblower who exposed wrongdoing at HSBC’s Swiss private bank, is facing extradition from Spain to Switzerland after he was ar(...)

You wanted to know how to  de-Google your life in six steps. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

It was the year during which we learned that there were Irish names in HSBC files, that pension entitlement was an issue for Irish women and that our (...)

“When I chose to disclose classified information, I did so out of a love for my country and a sense of duty to others.” Manning stated during her 2013 trial.

What would you do if you uncovered something you knew to be profoundly wrong, something that the public had a right to know about but you weren’t supp(...)

Hervé Falciani may not serve any time in a Swiss prison since France typically does not extradite its own citizens. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Hervé Falciani, a former employee of HSBC’s Geneva private bank who leaked information on clients and their tax situation, has been sentenced(...)

HSBC has apologised to customers and investors over the previous failings of its Swiss business Photograph: EPA

HSBC said on Thursday it had agreed to pay the authorities in Geneva 40 million Swiss francs (€38 million) to settle an investigation into allegations(...)

HSBC apologised in February after reports dubbed ‘Swiss leaks’ said the bank’s Swiss unit harboured the cash of tax dodgers, drug cartels and arms dealers.

HSBC’s Geneva private bank is no longer a place where wealthy people go to hide untaxed assets, according to Franco Morra, chief executive officer for(...)

Arlette Ricci who was sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, and fined €1 million for hiding money from the French taxman with the help of HSBC. Photograph: Loic Venanceloic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

The heir to the Nina Ricci perfume dynasty has been sentenced to three years in prison, two of them suspended, after being convicted on Monday of hidi(...)

HSBC Holdings said it was told by French magistrates that it would be subject to a formal criminal investigation in relation to the conduct of its Swiss private bank in 2006 and 2007

HSBC Holdings has been placed under criminal investigation by French authorities and made to post €1 billion bail over allegations that its Swiss priv(...)

Commissioner Niall Cody.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Switzerland refused a request for assistance to help bring prosecutions here on the basis of the leaked HSBC Geneva banking files, according to the Ir(...)

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