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Company: Standard Chartered Bank
Current Parent CompanyStandard Chartered
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Penalty: $180,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: April 9, 2019
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: economic sanction violation
Violation Description: The Department of Financial Services fined Standard Chartered Bank $180 million for violating sanctions laws that concealed illegal financial transactions clients engaged in with Iran and other sanctioned countries. At the same time, Standard Chartered agreed to a $292 million settlement with the Manhattan District Attorney and settlements with federal agencies (see separate entries).
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: New York Department of Financial Services
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: New York
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking
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