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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
Current Parent CompanyS&P Global
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Penalty: $58,000,000
Year: 2015
Date: January 21, 2015
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: toxic securities abuses
Violation Description: The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services would pay $58 million to resolve a series of alleged federal securities law violations involving fraudulent misconduct in its ratings of certain commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: information technology
Specific Industry of Current Parent: information services
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