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. 

Reports and documents

  • 05. feb 2020Corporate Governance report 2019
  • 07. nov 2019Rules of Procedure - Executive Leadership Team
  • 07. nov 2019Rules of procedure - Board of Directors
  • 16. apr 2018Corporate Governance Structure
  • 05. feb 2020Risk Management 2019
  • 17. jun 2020Articles of Association 9 June 2020 - Danske Bank
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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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Fighting financial crime

At Danske Bank, we are committed to fighting financial crime.

Continuing to strengthen and improve our efforts to preserve the integrity of our business and uphold our societal responsibility is a key priority for us.
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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.
  • 13. nov 2020Whistleblowing Policy
  • 17. jul 2020Remuneration Policy
  • 26. jun 2020Compliance Policy
  • 16. jun 2020IR policy - May 2020
  • 08. jun 2020Stakeholder Policy
  • 05. maj 2020AML CTF and Sanctions Policy
  • 26. mar 2020Conflict of Interest Policy
  • 10. feb 2020Tax Policy
  • 06. jan 2020Sustainable Investment Policy
  • 08. nov 2019Diversity and Inclusion Policy
  • 28. jun 2019IR policy - May 2019
  • 06. jun 2019Societal Impact and Sustainability Policy
  • 10. dec 2018IR policy - November 2018
  • 06. dec 2017IR policy - November 2017


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 Leadership Team depends on Danske Bank's performance, while the Board of Directors' remuneration is fixed. 
  • 11. mar 2020Remuneration Report 2019
  • 17. jul 2020Remuneration Policy

General meeting

Read more about Danske Bank's annual general meeting.
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Investigations into our Estonian branch

Investigations of Danske Bank’s branch in Estonia on the basis of suspicions of money laundering. Read facts about the investigations, download the report and get a timeline of events.
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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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