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NEWS: Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority requests powers to screen senior finance workers

SCRUTINY: Director General of Finansinspektionen (FI) in Sweden, Daniel Barr (r) said the FI recently requested “more and better tools from the government to obtain background information in its controls.” PHOTO: Finansinspektionen 

By PAUL O’DONOGHUE, Senior Correspondent THE HEAD of Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority said the organisation has asked the government for new powers which would allow it to vet high-ranking finance workers. Daniel Barr, the Director General of Finansinspektionen (FI), the Swedish government agency responsible for financial regulation, said the organisation wants to be able to…

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