Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Barclays PLC
Current Parent Company: 
Barclays
Penalty: 
$710,000,000
Primary Offense: 
foreign exchange market manipulation
Violation Description: 

Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to manipulate the price of U.S. dollars and euros exchanged in the foreign currency exchange spot market and the banks agreed to pay criminal fines totaling more than $2.5 billion.

Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 20, 2015
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
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.