Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
RELX Group
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Major Industry: 
Specific Industry: 
Penalty total since 2000: 
Number of records: 
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$15,000,0001
Fair Credit Reporting Act violation$13,500,0001
employment screening violation$8,232,5002
employment discrimination$1,245,0001
wage and hour violation$574,2992

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. 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: 

ChoicePoint Inc.; LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group, Inc.; LEXISNEXIS RISK SOLUTIONS; LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Inc.; REED ELSEVIER


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

Individual Penalty Records:

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ChoicePoint, Inc. consumer protection violation 2006 FTC $15,000,000
LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group, Inc. Fair Credit Reporting Act violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $13,500,000
ChoicePoint Inc. employment screening violation 2009 private lawsuit-federal $6,890,000
LexisNexis Screening Solutions, Inc. employment screening violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $1,342,500
LexisNexis Risk Solutions employment discrimination 2017 OFCCP $1,245,000
Reed Elsevier, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $292,379
Elsevier, Inc. wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $281,920
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