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Danske Bank auditor EY reported to fraud squad over 2014 report

12 Apr 2019

COPENHAGEN Accountant EY's audit of scandal-hit Danske Bank came under scrutiny on Friday as Danish authorities asked the state prosecutor for financial fraud to investigate the matter.

Denmark's DSV to buy logistics company Panalpina in $4.6 billion deal

01 Apr 2019

COPENHAGEN/ZURICH Swiss logistics group Panalpina has bowed to an increased 4.6 billion Swiss francs (3.52 billion pounds) bid from Danish rival DSV, ending a more than two month takeover battle designed to build scale in the consolidating transport sector.

Denmark asks Nord Stream 2 to assess third route option for gas pipeline

28 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN The Danish Energy Agency has requested an environmental assessment of a third route option for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Danish waters, a move that could delay the project to pump Russian gas to Europe.

UPDATE 1-Denmark asks Nord Stream 2 to assess third route option for gas pipeline

28 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN, March 28 The Danish Energy Agency has requested an environmental assessment of a third route option for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Danish waters, a move that could delay the project to pump Russian gas to Europe.

Denmark to bolster financial regulator after Danske scandal

27 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN Denmark's financial watchdog will get more money, staff and powers under a deal agreed by lawmakers on Wednesday aimed at strengthening efforts to tackle finance crime in the wake of a money laundering scandal at the country's biggest bank.

Bang & Olufsen in confidence crisis as sales warning hits shares

26 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN, March 26 Shares in Bang & Olufsen (B&O) dropped by 20 percent on Tuesday after it issued a second sales warning for the financial year, with some investors saying there was now "a crisis of confidence" in the Danish luxury TV and stereo maker.

Foreigners sell Danish shares after Danske Bank scandal: central bank

20 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN Foreign investors sold Danish shares worth almost $14 billion in 2018 following a money laundering scandal at the country's largest lender Danske Bank, Denmark's central bank governor said on Wednesday.

Danske Bank investors express anger over money laundering scandal

18 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN Danske Bank’s annual shareholder meeting extended into the fifth hour on Monday as retail investors expressed their discontent over the bank’s involvement in one of the world’s biggest money laundering scandals.

Scandals turn compliance staff into 'rock stars' of Nordic banking

07 Mar 2019

COPENHAGEN Compliance and anti-money laundering staff are in hot demand in the Nordic financial sector following tougher regulations and a string of scandals involving the region's top banks Danske Bank, Nordea and Swedbank.

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