Sullivan & Cromwell’s Banking Enforcement Actions Tracker—or BEAT—is a web-based tool that aggregates and displays data pertaining to significant enforcement actions from January 1, 2008 to the present against banking organizations by the federal banking agencies, the New York State Department of Financial Services, and select other federal and state agencies.  In addition, the BEAT displays data regarding significant civil and criminal actions taken by the Department of Justice against banking organizations since January 1, 2001.  The BEAT permits users to directly search and sort the actions based on key factors of interest and using search terms, and provides important summary information about each action, thus making unnecessary the labor-intensive manual searches and reviews that, until now, have been required to compile meaningful information about enforcement actions.

There are two versions of the BEAT: a limited version, which is publicly available, and a full version, which is available to clients of Sullivan & Cromwell and offers additional features as outlined below:

The BEAT’s development and broad availability demonstrate Sullivan & Cromwell’s ongoing commitment to adding value for our clients with banking regulatory needs.
Sullivan & Cromwell intends to regularly update the BEAT and welcomes feedback on the tool. Clients interested in access to the full version are encouraged to contact any Sullivan & Cromwell partner you work with.  

Last Updated: May 3, 2021

Disclaimer Notice

If you registered a BEAT account before January 1, 2018, please click “Forgot Your Password?” below and update your password.


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For this purpose, an action is "significant" if it is either (1) an action against a Global Systemically Important Bank, (2) an action against a banking organization with $50 billion or more in assets, or (3) an action that involves at least one of the following: (a) penalties of $1 million or more; (b) substantial consumer relief requirements; or (c) coordinated or parallel actions by a federal banking agency and at least one other agency.

Prior to October 2011 The New York Department of Financial Services was the New York State Banking Department.

Disclaimer Notice: Banking Enforcement Actions Tracker is an informational product provided by Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and should not be regarded as a substitute for legal advice.