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Ofwat announces £126 million penalty for Southern Water
Southern WaterJune 26, 2019 ET
Ofwat has announced that Southern Water has agreed to pay a £126 million penalty following serious failures in the operation of its sewage treatment sites and for deliberately misreporting its performance.
UK regulator fines EE for sending text messages without consent
EEJune 24, 2019 ET
The UK Information Commissioner\'s Office said it has fined telecoms company EE Ltd, a part of FTSE 100-listed BT Group PLC, for sending over 2.5 million direct marketing messages to its customers without consent.
Bank of Scotland fined GBP45 million over fraud disclosure failings
Bank of ScotlandJune 21, 2019 ET
The UK financial regulator on Friday handed a GBP45.5 million fine to Lloyds Banking Group PLC unit Bank of Scotland for failing to disclose suspicions of fraud at its Reading, England, branch.
Portuguese shipping company pleads guilty to falsifying oil record book
Portline Bulk InternationalJune 21, 2019 ET
Portline Bulk International S.A. pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, to one count of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and one count of Obstruction.
Walmart charged with FCPA violations and will pay $282 million
WalmartJune 21, 2019 ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Walmart with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by failing to operate a sufficient anti-corruption compliance program for more than a decade as the retailer experienced rapid international growth.
KPMG paying $50 million penalty for cheating on training exams
KPMGJune 19, 2019 ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged KPMG LLP with altering past audit work after receiving stolen information about inspections of the firm that would be conducted by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
PG&E to pay $1 billion for wildfires after mediation sessions
Camp FireJune 19, 2019 ET
Baron and Budd announced a $1 billion settlement with PG&E on behalf of 14 public entities for taxpayer losses caused by the 2015 Butte Fire, 2017 North Bay Fires, and 2018 Camp Fire.
US settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna
CBS CorporationJune 18, 2019 ET
The Department of Justice announced that it has reached settlements with CBS Corporation, Cox Enterprises, The E.W. Scripps Company, Fox Corporation, and TEGNA to resolve a Department lawsuit brought as part of its ongoing investigation into exchanges of competitively sensitive information in the broadcast television industry.
IBM to pay $14.8 million to settle False Claims Act allegations
International Business MachinesJune 15, 2019 ET
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Cúram Software have agreed to pay $14.8 million.
Ritz-Carlton Hotel fined for 1.6 million USD for denying public access to beaches
Ritz-Carlton HotelJune 15, 2019 ET
A luxury hotel in Northern California agreed to pay 1.6 million U.S. dollars in fine to a state coast regulation agency for blocking public access to beaches.
SEC fines Chinese bank $42 million for mishandling ADRs
ICBCFSJune 14, 2019 ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, will pay more than $42 million to settle charges for improper handling of “pre-released” American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).
Husky accepts fines for 2016 Saskatchewan oil spill
HuskyJune 13, 2019 ET
Husky entered guilty pleas on federal and provincial charges related to a 2016 oil spill in Saskatchewan and will pay fines totaling $3.82 million.
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