Midweek Roundup: US Lawmakers Pitch New Beneficial Ownership Bill, Swedish Lender Assesses Ties to Danske Bank, and More

U.S. senators reintroduced a bill that would levy sanctions on Russian banks, sovereign debt and various industries, as well as expand the Treasury Department's enhanced reporting requirements for real-estate purchases into a permanent, nationwide mandate, The Wall Street Journal reported. More Swedish lender Swedbank may have handled as much as $4.3 billion in suspicious funds tied to the Danske Bank Estonia scandal, Bloomberg reported, citing Swedish broadcaster SVT. More Finnish regulators have finished their assessment of whether their country's largest lender, Nordea, processed potentially illicit funds from the scandal, and handed the results to police, Bloomberg reported. More Iran passed...