Region: Denmark

People News: Danske Bank nabs new chief risk officer

In the latest people news roundup, Danish lender Danske Bank has hired the former chief risk officer at Sweden’s SEB Bank and Estonia has appointed a new head of its financial intelligence unit.

28 May 2021

Denmark charges three in Danske Bank-linked money laundering probe

Prosecutors in Denmark have charged three people with laundering billions of dollars in illicit funds through Danish companies that held accounts at Danske Bank’s Estonian branch.

21 May 2021

US lawyers for Danske Bank flagged tax evasion concerns in 2019

11 May 2021

London investment fund penalised over cum-ex transactions

The UK’s financial regulator has issued its first penalty in connection with the cum-ex scandal, punishing London-based Sapian Capital for “incompetently” failing to detect financial crime.

06 May 2021

Danish tax agency to appeal dismissal of mammoth cum-ex lawsuit

The High Court has granted the Danish tax authority permission to contest a decision to throw out its attempt to reclaim over £1.5 billion lost from cum-ex trades.

06 May 2021

Denmark drops charges against ex-Danske Bank executives

Danish prosecutors have now dropped their cases against all ex-Danske Bank individuals previously charged as part of a long-running money laundering investigation.

30 April 2021

Danske Bank may need to undertake further enquiries into money laundering scandal

28 April 2021

UK snuffs out Denmark’s blockbuster cum-ex lawsuit

Denmark’s tax authority says it “fundamentally disagrees” with the decision to dismiss its $1.5 billion lawsuit and intends to file an appeal.

27 April 2021

Denmark charges US and UK nationals in cum-ex fraud case

The Danish financial prosecutor has charged three US and three UK nationals over an alleged 1.1 billion kroner fraud connected to the sweeping cum-ex tax scandal.

13 April 2021

German prosecutors charge Sanjay Shah in cum-ex probe

16 March 2021

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