The largest publicly reported op risk loss in November was $95 million paid by Societe Generale to the New York State Department of Financial Services for anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance deficiencies.
The regulator first identified failings in SocGen’s compliance and AML programmes in 2009, and ordered the bank to make improvements. These were successful between 2009 and 2013, but in 2014 onwards the bank’s compliance efforts declined “precipitously”, according to the DFS. SocGen
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