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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Royal Bank of Scotland Plc and National Westminster Bank Plc and Ulster Bank Plc
Current Parent CompanyNatWest Group PLC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: NatWest Group PLC
Penalty: £42,000,000
Year: 2014
Date: 19 November, 2014
Offence Group: financial offences
Offence Type: banking violation
Violation Description: RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank Ltd paid £42 million in settlement of a finding by the FCA that they failed to have adequate IT systems, allowing a failed software update to disable online transaction systems leaving millions of customers unable to assess accounts with problems that went on for several weeks. This was a joint action with the Prudential Regulation Authority which fined the banks £14 million (see separate entry).
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 & securities
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