GLOBAL BENCHMARK MANIPULATION TRACKER

The daily worldwide tracker of penalties for financial benchmark manipulation
Information provided by the Banking and Financial Disputes group at Collyer Bristow LLP

Barclays

2016
21 Dec 2016

COMCO (Switzerland)

Switzerland – COMCO – fines Barclays CHF29.772 million for EURIBOR manipulation.

08 Dec 2016

CADE (Brazil)

Brazil – CADE – fines five banks including Barclays a combined $54 million for currency rate manipulation including PTax and WM/Reuters benchmarks.

2015
20 May 2015

Department of Justice

US – Department of Justice – fines Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays PLC and RBS $2.5 billion for manipulation of Forex rates

20 May 2015

Federal Reserve

US – Federal Reserve – fines UBS; Barclays; Citigroup; JP Morgan Chase; RBS and Bank of America $1.8 billion for manipulation of Forex rates

20 May 2015

Financial Conduct Authority

UK – Financial Conduct Authority – fines Barclays £284 million for manipulation of Forex rates

20 May 2015

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

US – Commodity Futures Trading Commission – fines Barclays $115 million for manipulation of the ISDAFIX rates

2013
04 Dec 2013

European Commission

European Commission – fines Barclays Citigroup, Deutsche Bank J.P. Morgan, RBS, R.P. Martin, Société Générale and UBS €1.49 billion for LIBOR and Euribor manipulation

2012
27 Jun 2012

Department of Justice

US – Department of Justice – Barclays agrees to pay a $160 million penalty for LIBOR and Euribor manipulation.

27 Jun 2012

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

U.S. – Commodity Futures Trading Commission – fines Barclays $200 million for LIBOR and Euribor manipulation.

27 Jun 2012

Financial Services Authority

UK – Financial Services Authority – fines Barclays £59.5 million for LIBOR manipulation