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Swedbank waives attorney-client privilege in money laundering probe

By James Thomas

17 September 2019

Swedbank waives attorney-client privilege in money laundering probe Swedbank (Credit: pexels.com/Jovydas Pinkevicius)

Sweden’s oldest bank is allowing prosecutors to scrutinise work carried out by one of its external lawyers amid an investigation into a money laundering scandal that has rocked the Nordic region.