Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Current Parent Company: 
Credit Agricole
Penalty: 
$156,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
October 20, 2015
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
economic sanction violation
Violation Description: 

Credit Agricole agreed to pay $156 million in a Deferred Prosecution agreement with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office to settle settling allegations it helped foreign clients evade U.S. international economic sanctions. This agreement was made in coordination with settlements with several federal agencies.

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: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
Notes: 

It states on the press release that half of the previous settlements from these investigations went to the District Attorney's Office, so have added the same here, but not clearly stated on press release.

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.