as of the Transactions which took over all the space of the baltic dotterbankerna. Clifford Chance does not draw any conclusions about the purpose of money laundering has actually taken place, in writing, Swedbank, in a press release.
Högriskkunder in the baltic operations have also been allowed to open an account in Sweden, " says Clifford Chance report.
”Clifford Chance's report, confirming the image of a point of failure. The bank has included in its work against money-laundering has not lived up to the demands of the customers, shareholders and the community have a right to ask. We now have the answer and are working hard to get to grips with the problem,” commented the bank's chairman, Göran Persson, in a press release.
The type that the bank's management for the period 2007 to 2019, failed to establish a clear division of responsibilities in the fight against money laundering and to the bank's executive directors during the period, suffered from a lack of understanding of how the business of the foreign högriskkunder constituted a serious risk to the bank.
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”by Clifford Chance, also the fact that the provision of information to the board of directors, has had no failures, and that management has communicated that the reported weaknesses are corrected. The report concludes that it is not possible to infer from the styrelseprotokollen to the board of directors clearly put pressure on the management in respect of the problems relating to the work, with the purpose of money laundering, which was presented to them, according to Swedbank.
Some of the bank's statements related to money laundering from October 2018 until February 2019 has been found to be incorrect or presented without adequate context, the notes, the lawyers as well.
”It is clear that there was a culture in the bank, which is not acceptable. It is a serious matter. I have set up a commission of inquiry that will investigate our culture, and the point of action. The work is on-going,” wrote the current managing director, Jens Henriksson, in a statement.
it was commissioned by the bank's board of directors. At 10 o'clock and held a joint press conference with the law firm, as well as with the bank's president, Jens Henriksson, chairman, prime minister Göran Persson.
in addition, Swedbank received the last of a record-high penalty – a four billion – of the Swedish financial supervisory authority for its systematic and widespread failures to prevent money-laundering by the bank's operations in the Baltic countries.
It is suspected that money laundering was uncovered in February of 2019, the gains from the Mission's review, which found that 50 suspicious accounts slussat 40 billion between them. The internal information of the bank has suggested even much higher volumes, where the högriskkunder have been involved in it.
the Former president Birgitte Bonnesen was also suspected of serious fraud.
it decides on the bank's board of directors unilaterally, terminate the severance pay to Birgitte Bonnesen, who was fired as Swedbank, head for the SVT Commissions review the disclosure of significant problems of money laundering in the Baltic region by 2019.
as of the Severance pay had been paid to the 29th of march in the year 2020.
It will not, however, addressed claims for damages against the Bonnesen, will continue to Swedbank.
”the Board has decided not to direct the claims to Birgitte Bonnesen, following the considerations on the basis of a legal assessment of the prospects for such a potential process,” writes Swedbank in stockholm.
the Bank added that it has been accepted to the Swedish financial supervisory authority's decision on a penalty of four million and that there will be no appeal of the decision.
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