Posts Tagged ‘Ernst von Freyberg’

Vatican Bank will open its books

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The Vatican has confirmed that the Vatican Bank, the Institute for Religious Works, will start publishing its balance sheets online by the end of 2013. The news was announced by the bank’s new president, Ernst von Freyberg, in a meeting with bank staff. He said that other documents would also be made public on a Read more

German lawyer headhunted to lead Vatican Bank

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

After a long recruitment search, a German lawyer has been headhunted to become president of the Vatican Bank, an institution troubled in the past by scandal and more recently by complaints about inadequate safeguards against money-laundering. Ernst von Freyberg is currently chairman of the Blohm+Voss Group, a Hamburg-based company that builds and repairs yachts and Read more