Region: Denmark

Lithuanian sentenced to eight years in prison for laundering billions through Danske Bank

23 June 2022

Lithuanian convicted over Danske Bank money laundering scheme

17 June 2022

Dubai police arrest British cum-ex suspect

The recent signing of an extradition treaty between Denmark and the UAE has paved the way for Dubai authorities to apprehend businessman Sanjay Shah on an international arrest warrant.

06 June 2022

Danske Bank in talks with US and Denmark over money laundering probe

28 April 2022

Danish tax authority fights to resurrect UK cum-ex lawsuit

The tax authority warned that upholding the High Court’s dismissal of the cum-ex lawsuit would make it almost impossible for overseas authorities to bring fraud claims in the UK.

25 January 2022

ICYMI: A round-up of developments over the holiday season

A Happy New Year from all of us at GIR! During the past two weeks, a San Francisco jury has convicted the founder of blood testing company Theranos of fraud and Denmark has created a new agency for prosecuting complex financial crimes.

04 January 2022

Danish court convicts fuel company of Syria sanctions violations

A former US Treasury Department official described the ruling as “monumental”.

14 December 2021

Danish regulator finds flaws in Danske Bank’s compliance systems

Denmark’s financial regulator has said that Danske Bank has inadequate sanctions screening and monitoring processes.

17 November 2021

FCA fines second company over cum-ex trades

The UK financial regulator has ordered London-based brokerage Sunrise Brokers to pay £642,000 for executing suspected cum-ex trades on behalf of its clients.

12 November 2021

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

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