the New revelations from the SVT and the Current Industry suggest that both the ceo Birgitte Bonnesen and Swedbank's board of directors have been reached by the information on the suspected money laundering last year. Yet, the ceo in several interviews denied the allegations and claimed that they have not had the type of customers.
– Now we have gone through everything and we have completed this walkthrough, because there is nothing.
"We found nothing," said Birgitte Bonnesen in an interview with the DI after the bank reviewed transactions to Danske Bank between 2007 and 2015.
Friday, claiming that the Bonnesen and the board of directors, with the chairman of the board Lars Idermark, knew about the suspected money laundering is already a month before the interview. According to a secret internal report shall be around 80 billion have been transmitted between Swedbank and Danske Bank in the relevant years.
The new data, got the stock price to fall and by noon was down by around one per cent. However, they won't impact the storägaren The setting.Link to the graphics
försäkringsjättens head of responsible ownership, has in the past gone out and said that they will vote for the discharge of the ceo at the annual general meeting on 28 march. The new data mean she is not verifiable and it can Folksam not to act on.
" We do not have access to the source. If we had scored it, we would not have to take part of it, it would be wrong because such information must get to the entire market. We can only act on verified information, " says Carina Lundberg Markow.
– currently we are stuck at the committee's decision, and the auditors ' recommendation. Apply verifiable information, we will weigh in our decision.
– Apply the information from the review report, other public reports from the Swedbank or from the authorities. Then we will of course weigh into our decision, " says Carina Lundberg Markow.
The third-largest shareholder, after Sparbanksgruppen and Folksam, Alecta. They have not yet taken a position on the question of discharge.
In a comment on Alecta's website, type their ägaransvarige Ramsay Brufer that he assumes that the internal report as the SVT and DI refers to is included in the financial supervisory authority (FI) review of Swedbank.
in a press release.
”the Report is one of several deliverables that will be included in the joint study which the FI performs the three baltic regulators,” writes FI.
Sparbanksgruppen, which is Swedbank's largest owners, fades down the current disclosure. In an email to DN writing their representatives Lennart Haglund he can't respond to the data on the internal report, and that they do not constitute any novelty.
”the Bank has referred to a report which reviewed the particular transactions between 2007 - 2015. Swedbank has not reviewed the contents, but said it acted on the basis of it,” he writes.
Finally, he announces that they are awaiting further comments until the external audit of the penningtvättsanklagelserna presented. It is made of the advice bureau, Forensic Risk Alliance, on behalf of Swedbank, and shall be presented at the latest before the annual general meeting on 28 march.