BNP Paribas is a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the strongest banks in the world.

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BNP Paribas dollar clearing ban to start in 2015

BNP Paribas won a reprieve during final talks to settle a criminal probe into U.S. sanctions violations, giving the bank six months to prepare for a ban on handling certain dollar transactions, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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BNP Paribas said ignored warning signs prior to huge fine

In December 2005, ABN Amro reached an $80m settlement with US regulators over breaking sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan. And for one compliance official at BNP Paribas – where concerns had been raised about the same issues – the cat was now out of the bag.

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7 top firms, 7 problems, errors or set-backs

No less than 7 top firms have gone / are going through difficulties of one kind or another - and that's in addition to the 'normal' issues banks are having related to regulation, capital requirements and the malaise in fixed income.