Danske Bank A/S (DANSKE.CO)
27 Jun 2019
STOCKHOLM, June 19 Swedbank elected
former Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson as chairman on
Wednesday as the bank scrambles to regain confidence from both
markets and the public after a major money-laundering scandal.
COPENHAGEN, June 18 Denmark's state prosecutor
searched the local headquarters of Nordea last week
in relation to new developments in a money-laundering
investigation into the region's biggest bank.
STOCKHOLM, June 17 Swedbank has
suspended the two top executives at its Estonian business with
immediate effect, acting on an internal investigation into
compliance with money-laundering rules at the bank.
LONDON, June 18 A group of leading banks will
for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide
emissions in their decision making when providing shipping
company loans, executives said on Tuesday.
COPENHAGEN, June 17 The Danish headquarters of
Nordea was searched on June 12 by Denmark's state
prosecutor in relation to an ongoing money-laundering
investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters.
TALLINN, June 15 Estonian police said they held
three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning
this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into
suspected money laundering and bribery.
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THE HAGUE, June 13 Europe's Baltic states are at
risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European
police official said after several big banks were hit by
scandals centred on the region.
STOCKHOLM, May 20 Swedbank on Monday
called an extraordinary general meeting on June 19 to vote on
three new board members as it tries to rebuild its scandal-hit
STOCKHOLM, May 13 Swedbank's
nomination committee proposed two new board members and called
for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as
Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering
scandal in the Baltics.