Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
UBS AG
Current Parent Company: 
UBS
Penalty: 
$68,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
December 21, 2018
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
interest rate benchmark manipulation
Violation Description: 

UBS AG paid $68 million to settle multistate litigation alleging fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR--a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking & securities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.