Top 5 ORX News Losses: Q4 2020

  • 13 January 2021

Do you know which op risk loss events have had the most impact recently? Read on for the 5 largest operational risk losses reported by ORX News in Q4 2020.

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1. Promsvyazbank – $1178.9m

Promsvyazbank executives embezzle RUB 87.2 billion via fictitious securities purchase.

2. GE – $200m

GE to pay USD 200 million to SEC for misleading investors on its insurance financing.

3. BlueCrest – $170m 

BlueCrest to pay USD 170 million for failing to disclose it replaced traders with algorithm.

4. Bank Gorod – $142.7m 

Bank Gorod executives allegedly embezzle RUB 10.5 billion via fictitious cession agreements.

5. Nationstar – $110m

Nationstar ordered to pay USD 110 million remediation over deceptive mortgage practices.

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1. Líder – $414.9m

Líder ordered to pay BRL 2.26 billion in restitution over irregular use of public funds.

2. JPMorgan – $250m

JPMorgan to pay USD 250 million over inadequate internal controls in fiduciary business. 

3. Julius Baer – $79.7m 

Julius Baer takes USD 79.7 million provision for expected fines over FIFA allegations.

4. Covéa – $23.3m 

Covéa ordered to pay EUR 19.6 million over CEO’s misconduct in SCOR takeover bid.

5. Tengri Bank – $18.5m

Tengri Bank executives allegedly embezzle KZT 8 billion through deliberately unreturned loan.

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1. Citibank – $400m

Citibank pays USD 400 million over poor risk management, data governance and control failures. 

2. USAA – $85m

USAA Federal Savings Bank pays USD 85 million to OCC over poor risk and IT risk management.

3. Morgan Stanley – $60m 

Morgan Stanley fined USD 60 million over unsafe data practices and due diligence.

4. Reliance Trust – $39.8m 

Reliance Trust pays USD 39.8 million for alleged mismanagement of 401(k) funds.

5. AGM Market – $24.8m

AGM Market fined AUD 35 million by ASIC over account managers’ misconduct in derivatives sales.

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