Corporate Governance

We work continually to improve corporate governance, and once a year we publish a report on our compliance with the recommendations on good corporate governance made by the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance and the Danish Bankers Association. The conclusion of the latest report, published in the beginning of 2017, was that we comply with all the recommendations.

Reports and documents

  • 25. apr 2017Articles of association
  • 01. sep 2016Rules of Procedure-Executive Board
  • 01. sep 2016Rules of procedure-Board of Directors
  • 01. aug 2013Corporate Governance Structure
  • 02. feb 2017Corporate Governance Report 2016
  • 02. feb 2017Risk Management 2016
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Compliance

Danske Bank fosters a strong compliance culture in order to ensure its integrity and to maintain the trust of our customers and society at large. We do this through the effective management of compliance risks, which entails compliance responsibilities for all employees.
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Policies

Our policies put our core values into practice and together with the Essence of Danske Bank, they guide and govern how we conduct our business and engage with customers, colleagues and society in general. Our policies apply to all employees across Danske Bank.
  • 23. maj 2017AML CTF and Sanctions Policy
  • 18. maj 2017Whistleblowing Policy
  • 15. maj 2017Compliance Policy
  • 26. apr 2017Tax Policy
  • 03. okt 2016Diversity and Inclusion Policy
  • 31. jan 2017External Publication of Information Management Policy
  • 03. okt 2016Responsible Investment Policy
  • 01. dec 2015Code of Conduct
  • 01. nov 2016Stakeholder Policy
  • 02. nov 2014Conflict of Interest Policy
  • 03. okt 2016Responsibility Policy
  • 11. okt 2016Investor Relations policy
  • 20. mar 2017Remuneration Policy

Remuneration

Our Remuneration Policy reflects the objectives of good corporate governance and sustained, long-term value creation for shareholders. In our remuneration report, we describe the principles for remuneration at Danske Bank and disclose variable, performance-based compensation for material risk takers.

The full remuneration of the members of the Executive Board depends on Danske Bank's performance, while the Board of Directors' remuneration is fixed. 

  • 20. mar 2017Remuneration Policy
  • 09. mar 2017Remuneration Report 2016
  • 10. mar 2015Guidelines for performance-based pay
  • 02. feb 2017Remuneration of management 2016

General meeting

Danske Bank's annual general meeting took place on 16 March 2017.
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Reporting and auditing

Read about the legal foundation for our reports as well as internal and external auditing at Danske Bank.
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Competition law

Danske Bank complies fully with competition laws and welcomes open competition.
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