Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BNP Paribas USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BNP Paribas
Penalty: 
$90,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 26, 2018
Primary Offense: 
foreign exchange market manipulation
Secondary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

BNP Paribas USA Inc., a subsidiary of BNP Paribas S.A., pleaded guilty to participating in a price-fixing conspiracy in the foreign currency exchange (FX) market.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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