Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
UBS AG
Current Parent Company: 
UBS
Penalty: 
$200,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
February 18, 2009
Primary Offense: 
tax violations
Violation Description: 

UBS agreed to pay $200 million to settle allegations that it facilitated the ability of certain U.S. clients to maintain undisclosed accounts in Switzerland and other foreign countries, which enabled those clients to avoid paying income taxes.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
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: 
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