Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Barclays Capital, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Barclays
Penalty: 
$2,000,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
March 29, 2018
Primary Offense: 
toxic securities abuses
Violation Description: 

The United States reached agreement with Barclays Capital, Inc. and several of its affiliates related to Barclays' underwriting and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2007. Barclays agreed to pay the United States $2 billion in civil penalties in exchange for dismissal of the Amended Complaint.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.