Tag: Denmark

#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

| August 26, 2019

The European Commission has authorized, under EU state aid rules, the prolongation of a Danish resolution scheme for small banks with total assets below €3 billion. It is open to banks that would be found to be in distress by the competent national authorities. The objective of the scheme is to facilitate the work of […]

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Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

Social Democrats win #Denmark elections

| June 7, 2019

General elections were held in Denmark on 5 June to elect all 179 members of the Folketing; 175 in Denmark proper, two in the Faroe Islands and two in Greenland. The elections took place only ten days after the European Parliament elections. The elections resulted in a victory for the “red bloc”, comprising parties that supported the Social Democrats‘ leader Mette Frederiksen as candidate for Prime Minister. The “red […]

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#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

#JunckerPlan supports cultural sector in #Denmark

| March 1, 2019

The Juncker Plan is backing an agreement in Denmark, where the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group signed an agreement with the public investment fund Vaekstfonden. The agreement aims to provide financing worth €40 million to 80 small and medium businesses active in the creative and cultural sectors such as design, architecture, visual arts and music. […]

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#Danske – European Banking Authority opens investigation into Estonia and Danish anti-money laundering supervisors

#Danske – European Banking Authority opens investigation into Estonia and Danish anti-money laundering supervisors

| February 20, 2019

The European Banking Authority (EBA) have opened a formal investigation into a possible breach of Union law by the Estonian Financial Services Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) and the Danish Financial Services Authority (Finanstilsynet) in connection with money laundering activities linked to Danske Bank and its Estonian branch in particular. The commencement of an investigation follows a letter […]

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#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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Danish Prime Minister #Rasmussen: ‘Future of EU depends on how it solves today’s challenges’

Danish Prime Minister #Rasmussen: ‘Future of EU depends on how it solves today’s challenges’

| November 29, 2018

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen debated the future of Europe with MEPs© European Union 2018 – EP  Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen debated the future of Europe with MEPs and EU Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis on Wednesday (28 November). Lars Løkke Rasmussen praised the EU for bringing peace to the continent. He went […]

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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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