“The resolution comes years after a far bigger wave of penalties tied to foreign-exchange trading by other global banks. In a May 2015 action against six banks related to manipulation of foreign currencies, federal authorities extracted five guilty pleas and $5.8 billion in penalties. That same year, Goldman Sachs and eight other banks agreed to pay about $2 billion among them to settle a class-action suit in New York over currency manipulation.”
$109 million is nothing to Goldman. They pay their CEO $24 million.