The Julius Baer Group is the leading Swiss private banking group, with a focus on servicing and advising private clients.


Banker collapses at own trial


Rudolf Elmer, the former employee of Julius Baer, accused of revealing details of client accounts via WikiLeaks, collapsed about two hours after he went on trial in Zurich Wednesday on charges of violating Switzerland’s bank secrecy laws.

Julius Baer cooperating in French probe

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Julius Baer is cooperating in a French investigation into suspected money laundering and tax fraud by a former client involved in the European carbon allowances market, a spokeswoman said, following French media reports.

Julius Baer won't get in bidding war for RBS unit

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Swiss private bank Julius Baer is interested in acquiring Coutts International, a unit of Royal Bank of Scotland, but will not get into a bidding war for the venerable British bank's overseas arm, a Swiss paper reported on Sunday.


Julius Baer Appoints Head Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean

Julius Baer has announced that it has appointed Edmond Carton as new Head Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean effective today. Edmond Carton will be based in Geneva and report directly to Rémy Bersier, CEO Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Africa and European Francophone markets.