All Moody's articles

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

    2018-09-10T10:00:00Z

    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

    2017-01-17T11:45:00Z

    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

    2015-11-18T09:45:00Z

    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’ ...