Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Barclays Capital Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Barclays
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 23, 2014
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
securities issuance or trading violation
Violation Description: 

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Barclays Capital Inc. settled allegations of failing to maintain an adequate internal compliance system to ensure the firm did not run afoul of any federal securities laws after its wealth management business in the U.S. acquired the advisory business of Lehman Brothers in September 2008.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
banking
Specific Industry of Parent: 
financial services
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Parent company note: 
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