Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HSBC Holdings
Current Parent Company: 
HSBC
Penalty: 
$175,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
September 29, 2017
Primary Offense: 
banking violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Reserve Board fined HSBC Holdings PLC and HSBC North America Holdings Inc. $175 million for the firm's unsafe and unsound practices in its foreign exchange (FX) trading business.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Reserve
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: 
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