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Entries in BNP Paribas SA (11)

Monday
Feb292016

Job: Compliance Officer III (BNP Paribas / Bank of the West - San Francisco, CA)

Job Title: Compliance Officer III

Employer: BNP Paribas / Bank of the West

Location: San Francisco, California

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Wednesday
Nov042015

Deutsche Bank pays $258 million, fires six for U.S. sanctions offenses

Federal and New York authorities said Wednesday that Deutsche Bank will pay $258 million and fire six senior employees to resolve investigations into thousands of illegal transactions with customers in Iran, Libya, Syria, Myanmar, and Sudan.

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Tuesday
Oct202015

Crédit Agricole pays $787 million to resolve U.S. sanctions offenses

French bank Crédit Agricole will pay $787 million and hire an independent monitor after violating U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Iran, Myanmar, and Cuba between 2003 and 2008.

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Thursday
May282015

Job: Compliance Officer III - Commercial Banking Group, Lending (San Francisco, CA)

Job Title:  Compliance Officer III- Commercial Banking Group, Lending

Employer: BNP Paribas - Bank of the West

Location: San Francisco, California USA

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Tuesday
May052015

We support using BNP penalties for victim restitution

The recently announced BNP sanctions settlement is remarkable in so many ways: the behavior is outrageous, the $9 billion criminal penalty is record-setting, and 13 employees were terminated. However, the most interesting part of the story may be the idea that the DOJ is exploring ways to use the forfeited funds to compensate individuals who may have been harmed by the sanctioned regimes of Sudan, Iran and Cuba.

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Monday
May042015

BNP trampled compliance officers, pays record $9 billion penalties for sanction offenses

Paris-based BNP Paribas S.A. was sentenced Friday for processing billions of dollars of transactions through the U.S. financial system on behalf of Sudanese, Iranian and Cuban entities subject to U.S. economic sanctions. 

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Monday
Sep292014

WSJ: Money laundering probe could hold up Commerzbank sanctions settlement

Image courtesy of CommerzbankThe U.S. Attorney in Manhattan is investigating Germany's  Commerzbank AG for alleged violations of money-laundering laws, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Friday
Sep262014

Attorney General Holder steps down after a lengthy, memorable term

Eric Holder Jr. announced his resignation as U.S. attorney general Thursday. His nearly six years in office have seen him deal with everything from trials for terrorists to the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri, to enforcement actions such as the whopping $8.9 billion levied against BNP Paribas for transferring billions of dollars on behalf of several countries blacklisted by the United States.

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Tuesday
Aug262014

After $9 billion sanctions fine, BNP replaces chief compliance officer

BNP Paribas SA said Jean Clamon, its top compliance officer since 2008, will retire this year.

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Wednesday
May142014

BNP Paribas could pay more than $3.5 billion for sanctions breaches

BNP Paribas' headquarters in Paris; courtesy of WikipediaU.S. authorities are seeking more than $3.5 billion from BNP Paribas SA to resolve federal and state investigations into the bank's dealings with sanctioned countries, including Sudan, Iran and Cuba.

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Monday
Feb172014

BNP Paribas faces penalties for potential U.S. sanctions violations

BNP Paribas has set aside $1.1 billion for a potential settlement with federal and state government agencies that are investigating possible U.S. sanctions violations.

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