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John O'Donnell

Dividend windfall - Santander latest target in Germany's giant fraud probe

18 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT Spain's Santander is the latest bank to be caught up in Germany's biggest post-war fraud investigation involving a share-trading scheme that the authorities say cost taxpayers billions of euros. | Video

"Cum-Ex" – Immer mehr Banken im Fadenkreuz der Ermittler

18 Oct 2018

Frankfurt Der Skandal um Dividenden-Steuertricks geht weit über die deutschen Grenzen hinaus und betrifft immer mehr internationale Finanzkonzerne.

Deutsche Bank's retreat to Germany gets tepid welcome at home

14 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON German manufacturer Voith has been a customer of Deutsche Bank for more than a century. But as the maker of hydropower and paper plants expands abroad it said it has started to hire other international banks where it would have previously considered Germany's largest lender.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Deutsche Bank weighs overhaul that could make deals easier - sources

13 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT, Sept 12 Deutsche Bank is considering an overhaul to loosen the bond between its retail and investment banks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, a move that could make it easier to merge some or all of the group with rivals.

Exclusive - Deutsche Bank weighs overhaul that could make deals easier: sources

12 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank is considering an overhaul to loosen the bond between its retail and investment banks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, a move that could make it easier to merge some or all of the group with rivals.

EXCLUSIVE-Deutsche Bank weighs overhaul of group structure - sources

12 Sep 2018

* Move could make it easier to merge parts of group (Adds background, detail)

ING penalty puts Europe's money laundering controls on the spot

05 Sep 2018

AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT When Dutch prosecutors trawled through ING's books they found a "women's underwear trader" had been able to launder 150 million euros (135 million pounds) through the bank's accounts without ringing alarm bells.

RPT-ANALYSIS-ING penalty puts Europe's money laundering controls on the spot

05 Sep 2018

AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT, Sept 4 When Dutch prosecutors trawled through ING's books they found a "women's underwear trader" had been able to launder 150 million euros through the bank's accounts without ringing alarm bells.

Latvia must do more to tackle money-laundering - watchdog

23 Aug 2018

RIGA/LONDON, Aug 23 Latvia must do more to enforce its laws against financial crimes, a European monitoring body said on Thursday, in a report published in the wake of the collapse of the country's third largest bank in a money laundering scandal.

Credit Suisse freezes $5 billion of Russian money due to U.S. sanctions

22 Aug 2018

ZURICH One of Switzerland's largest banks, Credit Suisse, has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs ($5 billion) of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions, according to its accounts, further increasing pressure on Moscow.

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