Swiss mull lawsuit against Germany over bank data

Switzerland is still considering whether to take Germany to court over the purchase of stolen bank data the country is using to root out tax dodgers, Swiss President Doris Leuthard said on Wednesday.

“The government has not yet decided,” Leuthard told broadcaster Deutschlandfunk ahead of a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Some Swiss parliamentarians are demanding legal action, and there are lawyers who say that Germany overstepped and broke international rules when it bought the confidential data.

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