Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Goldman Sachs
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GS)
Headquartered in: 
New York
Industry: 
banking & securities
Penalty total since 2010: 
$9,311,300,000
Number of records: 
13
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
toxic securities abuses$8,760,000,0003
mortgage abuses$330,000,0001
foreign exchange market manipulation$120,000,0001
banking violation$36,300,0001
financial institution supervision failures$30,500,0003
securities issuance or trading violation$22,500,0003
illicit political contributions$12,000,0001
Notes: 

The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

GOLDMAN SACHS

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

Read more about this company's state and Federal tax payments (or lack thereof) on its CTJ-ITEP Corporate Tax Dodgers page.

To see how this company's federal lobbying expenses and campaign contributions compare to its federal subsidies and contracts, check out the Sunlight Foundation's Fixed Fortunes report.

For more on the links between this company's federal political spending and its positions on proposed legislation, see its Maplight page.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Goldman Sachs toxic securities abuses 2016 DOJ_CIVIL $5,060,000,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. toxic securities abuses 2014 FHFA $3,150,000,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. toxic securities abuses 2010 SEC $550,000,000
Goldman Sachs mortgage abuses 2013 FED $330,000,000
Goldman Sachs foreign exchange market manipulation 2016 CFTC $120,000,000
Goldman Sachs Group banking violation 2016 FED $36,300,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. financial institution supervision failures 2012 SEC $22,000,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. securities issuance or trading violation 2016 SEC $15,000,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. illicit political contributions 2012 SEC $12,000,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. securities issuance or trading violation 2015 SEC $7,000,000
Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing LP financial institution supervision failures 2012 CFTC $7,000,000
Goldman Sachs financial institution supervision failures 2012 CFTC $1,500,000
Goldman, Sachs & Co. securities issuance or trading violation 2015 SEC $500,000
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