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Published in TZ Latest News 1 June, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

New York’s Lawsky wants senior BNP executives fired in probe: sources

New York state’s top banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, is asking BNP Paribas SA to fire some senior executives as part of a settlement of allegations that the French bank violated U.S. sanctions, two sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The other source said Lawsky is not expected to want the bank’s top two or three executives fired. BNP Paribas and Lawsky’s office declined to comment. BNP Paribas is also in talks with other U.S. authorities, including the Justice Department and the Manhattan District Attorney, to resolve probes into whether it evaded U.S.

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