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The Remaking of Disgrace Insurance

As co-founder and chief executive officer of the predictive analytics firm Spotted, Janet Comenos knows a lot about famous actors, artists, athletes and celebrity advertising. Her Boston startup matches companies with celebrities for endorsements and advertising. Lately Comenos has been …

Moody’s Acquisition Could Signal Shift in Pricing of Climate Risk: Viewpoint

The acquisition of California-based Four Twenty Seven, Inc., by Moody’s Corporation could signify the beginning of a major shift in how markets price risks related to climate change. Up until now, these risks largely have been absent from investors’ models, …

Hiscox Enhances Security Incident Response Product for Businesses

Hiscox has enhanced its Security Incident Response (SIR) product to provide additional protection for ‘business integrity risks’ including corruption and fraud. The new SIR policy also includes cover for expenses incurred by a business when dealing with an insured event. …

Pinto or Tylenol? What’s Boeing’s Strategy for Restoring Public, Pilot Trust in 737 Brand?

Boeing Co.’s 737 Max is about to join the list of brands trying to come back from ignominy. Analysts are digging into decades-old safety scares for clues to the future of the jetliner — and Boeing’s finances. There’s the Chevrolet …

Danske Bank Faces Shareholder Lawsuit over Money Laundering Scandal

Litigation funder IMF Bentham has teamed up with legal experts Quinn Emanuel and Njord Law Firm and plans to file a shareholder lawsuit against Danske Bank by July over a 200 billion euro ($230 billion) money laundering scandal. IMF’s European …

Danske Bank’s Money Laundering Scandal Damages Client Confidence

Danske Bank A/S’s money-laundering scandal threatens to undermine its growth engine. The lender’s Nordic banking operation, which encompasses Norway, Sweden and Finland, was the only core unit of five to report higher profit in the third quarter. But now, some …

Danske Accused of Lying to French Investigators over Alleged Money Laundering

After being accused of “openly lying” to authorities in France, Danske Bank A/S says it now faces the prospect of fresh charges being brought against it in connection with a $230 billion money laundering case. Denmark’s biggest bank said on …

Danish Prosecutors Charge Danske with Alleged Money Laundering Violations

Denmark’s state prosecutor has filed preliminary charges against Danske Bank for alleged violations of the country’s anti-money laundering act in relation to its Estonian branch. The country’s biggest lender was placed under investigation in August over concerns that transactions worth …

UK Companies’ Role in Alleged Danske Money Laundering a ‘Disgrace’: Whistleblower

British company structures which hide the identity of those behind them were branded a disgrace by the whistleblower who brought to light an alleged 200 billion euro ($228 billion) money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank. “The role of the United …

Update: Danske Whistleblower Says U.S., European Banks Helped Launder Money

The whistleblower who revealed alleged money laundering involving Danske Bank said on Monday that a major European bank helped process up to $150 billion in suspicious payments, or nearly two-thirds of the transactions under scrutiny. Howard Wilkinson, who was head …