Region: Estonia

Swedbank waives attorney-client privilege in money laundering probe

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.

17 September 2019

Nordic and Baltic financial regulators vow to enhance AML cooperation

09 May 2019

Former Danske Bank CEO charged over money laundering case

07 May 2019

Clifford Chance takes lead in Swedbank investigation

A Washington, DC, based lawyer who recently represented UniCredit Bank in a sanctions probe is taking the lead in Swedbank’s investigation into money laundering allegations.

30 April 2019

Estonia expands Danske investigation to include Swedbank

Estonia’s State Prosecutor’s Office has announced that it has added a criminal complaint filed by Bill Browder against Swedbank over alleged money laundering to its current investigation into Danske Bank.

15 April 2019

Sweden drops Browder complaint against Swedbank

02 April 2019

Swedbank drops EY and appoints FRA to investigate money laundering allegations

26 February 2019

Estonian prosecutor investigates Swedbank over Danske Bank money laundering scandal

20 February 2019

Estonia’s financial authority shuts Danske Bank’s Tallinn branch

Danske Bank has agreed to cease operating in the country, and has since announced it is closing down all its banking operations in Latvia, Lithuania and Russia as well.

19 February 2019

Danske Bank placed under formal investigation in France again

08 February 2019

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