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    Société Générale to pay $1.34B for economic sanctions violations


    Société Générale has been slapped with a $1.34 billion criminal penalty for conspiring to violate the Trading with the Enemy Act and the Cuban Asset Control Regulations, representing the second largest penalty ever imposed on a financial institution for violations of U.S. economic sanctions.

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    Legg Mason to pay $64.2M in FCPA case


    Investment management firm Legg Mason entered a non-prosecution agreement and agreed to pay $64.2 million to resolve an investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act concerning Legg Mason’s participation in a Libyan bribery scheme, the Department of Justice announced.

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    SocGen to pay $860M in FCPA and LIBOR case


    French banking group Société Générale and its wholly owned subsidiary, SGA Société Générale Acceptance, will pay a combined total penalty of more than $860 million to resolve charges with criminal authorities in the United States and France, the Department of Justice announced June 4.