Region: Estonia

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

28 April 2022

Swedbank summoned by Estonian authorities in money laundering probe

14 March 2022

Estonia to charge 15 former Danske Bank executives

24 February 2022

Swedbank ex-CEO charged over money laundering scandal

Prosecutors have accused the former head of Swedish lender Swedbank, Birgitte Bonnesen, of downplaying the bank’s anti-money laundering failures.

04 January 2022

European court: Estonia’s privilege system breaches human rights

The European Court of Human Rights has found that Estonia’s legal system lacks crucial protections regarding the legal professional privilege of lawyers under investigation.

17 November 2021

Baltic authorities target Estonian bank in coordinated action

Financial regulators in the Baltic states have urged Estonian bank Luminor to improve its anti-money laundering measures after authorities conducted coordinated searches that revealed deficiencies in its branches across the region.

26 August 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

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

Estonia cuts ties with Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan

19 February 2021

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