Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Commerzbank AG
Current Parent Company: 
Commerzbank
Penalty: 
$171,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 12, 2015
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
economic sanction violation
Violation Description: 

Commerzbank AG agreed to pay $171 million in a Deferred Prosecution agreement with the District Attorney's Office to settle allegations it helped clients to evade U.S. international economic sanctions. This was part of a $642 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-commerzban...

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Manhattan (NY) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
New York
Facility County: 
New York
Facility City: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
Source Notes: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.