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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

  • 11. maj 2021Financial Crime Policy
  • 04. feb 2021Corporate Governance report 2020
  • 08. jan 2021Rules of Procedure - Executive Leadership Team
  • 08. jan 2021Rules of procedure - Board of Directors
  • 16. apr 2018Corporate Governance Structure
  • 05. feb 2020Risk Management 2019
  • 27. maj 2021Articles of Association of Danske Bank A/S – April 2021
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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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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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Policies

Our policies 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.
  • 16. sep 2021Tax Policy
  • 10. aug 2021Conflict of Interest Policy
  • 09. aug 2021Diversity and Inclusion Policy
  • 23. jun 2021Compliance Policy
  • 19. maj 2021Stakeholder Policy
  • 11. maj 2021Financial Crime Policy
  • 17. mar 2021Remuneration Policy
  • 10. feb 2021Responsible Investment Policy
  • 04. feb 2021Sustainable Finance Policy
  • 03. feb 2021Code of Conduct policy
  • 13. nov 2020Whistleblowing Policy
  • 16. jun 2020IR policy - May 2020

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. 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.
  • 04. feb 2021Remuneration Report 2020
  • 17. mar 2021Remuneration Policy
  • 29. apr 2021Remuneration to Material Risk Takers 2020

Reporting and auditing

We publish our annual report and three interim reports in English and excerpts from these reports in Danish. Read about the legal foundation for our reports as well as information about the roles and division of responsibilities between internal and external auditing at Danske Bank.

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General meeting

Read more about Danske Bank's annual general meeting.
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Remediating legacy issues

In our efforts to become a better bank, we have systematically improved our compliance, risk and control capabilities and processes. As a result, a number of legacy issues have been identified. We are committed to rectifying them and ensuring that any customer who has suffered a loss due to our errors receives compensation.
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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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