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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Barclays Bank plc
Current Parent CompanyBarclays
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Barclays
Penalty: £284,432,000
Year: 2015
Date: 20 May, 2015
Offence Group: competition-related offences
Offence Type: foreign exchange market manipulation
Violation Description: Barclays paid a £284 million fine in settlement of a finding by the FCA that the company failed to have adequate systems and controls over its foreign exchange business, allowing traders to engage in market abuse that put the firm's interests ahead of its clients, with inappropriately shared information and manipulation of spot FX currency rates.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: settlement of FCA Decision
Agency: Financial Conduct Authority
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: banking
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