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Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority issued a SEK 1 billiona administrative fine against the Stockholm, Sweden-based financial institution for anti-money laundering deficiencies that resulted in the bank’s subsidiaries in the Baltics being exposed to elevated risks of money laundering.
Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority, Finansinspektionen, issued an administrative penalty against the Skövde, Sweden-based bank for its failure to comply with money laundering and terrorist financing requirements.
|Compliant : 14||High : 1|
|Largely Compliant : 23||Substantial : 4|
|Partially Compliant : 3||Moderate : 6|
|Non-Compliant : 0||Low : 0|
Sweden's technical compliance was re-rated in a Oct. 2, 2020 follow-up report
|Rank : 134/141|
|Score : 3.32/10|
|Rank : 4/180|
|Score : 85/100|
|Rank : 64/133|
|Score : 46/100|