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    Moody’s fined $4.4M for European conflict-of-interest violations


    Five European subsidiaries of Moody’s Corp. have been fined a total of €3.7 million (U.S. $4.4 million) by the European Securities and Markets Authority for violating conflict-of-interest rules.

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    Moody’s to pay $16.25M for internal controls failures and ratings symbols deficiencies


    The SEC has filed its first-ever enforcement action involving rating symbol deficiencies, hitting Moody’s Investors Service with $16.25 million in penalties to settle charges involving internal control failures and failing to clearly define and consistently apply credit rating symbols.

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    Moody’s to pay $864M arising from conduct leading up to financial crisis


    Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics, and their parent, Moody’s, have reached a nearly $864 million settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, 21 states, and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations arising from Moody’s role in providing credit ratings for residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. Jaclyn Jaeger ...

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    Barclays’ Cost of Conduct Woes Continue


    Barclays is set to pay £65.7 million to settle allegations that it manipulated foreign exchange markets—adding to the $120 million the British bank already paid to the New York Department of Financial Services for its involvement in the Libor scandal. According to a report from the CPP Research Foundation, Barclays’ ...