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Entries in FINRA (14)

Tuesday
Dec202016

FINRA fines Deutsche Bank Securities $3.25 million for deficient disclosures

Wall Street's independent regulator fined Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. $3.25 million Friday for failing to provide the same information to all users of its off-exchange trading system.

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Monday
Dec052016

FINRA fines Credit Suisse securities unit $16.5 million for ‘significant AML deficiencies’ 

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Monday it fined Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC $16.5 million for anti-money laundering and supervision violations.

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Monday
Aug082016

FINRA fines Deutsche Bank $12.5 million for faulty hoots and squawks

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Monday fined Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. $12.5 million for sending out internal alerts that might contain confidential information traders and their customers could use.

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Tuesday
Jul052016

FINRA fines Deutsche Bank $6 million for missing and late trade info

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. paid a $6 million fine for failing to provide complete and accurate trade data to FINRA and the SEC. It was the biggest fine the Wall Street regulator has imposed for so-called blue sheet violations.

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Thursday
Jun092016

FINRA penalizes Oppenheimer & Co. $3 million for selling risky ETFs to seniors

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Wednesday fined Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. $2.25 million and ordered the firm to pay restitution of more than $716,000 to some retail customers for selling them unsuitable high-risk investments.

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Tuesday
May242016

Former compliance officer sanctioned, Raymond James & Associates fined $17 million for AML failures

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined a former AML compliance officer and suspended her for failing to conduct required due diligence and periodic risk reviews of foreign financial institutions.

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Wednesday
Dec022015

Julie DiMauro on cheating trainees: A future where training and compliance are merged

Reports of trainee bankers cheating on internal exams at JP Morgan's New York office and at Goldman Sachs in London and New York point to the need to prepare for a future in which training and compliance are merged.

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Monday
Sep142015

Julie DiMauro on sales: Compliance tips to avoid elder abuse

According to research collected by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), although people age 60 and older make up 15 percent of the U.S. population, they also account for about 30 percent of fraud victims.

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Tuesday
Jan272015

Oppenheimer fined $20 million for AML failures in penny stock trades

The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) assessed a $20 million civil penalty against Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. for "willfully violating" the Bank Secrecy Act.

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Thursday
Jun052014

Federal judge expands meaning of 'whistleblower' beyond other ruling

A federal district court ruled in May that whistleblowers don't have to report to the SEC to receive protection against retaliation by their employers.

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Monday
Apr212014

Treasury may hit compliance officer with $5 million fine

The U.S. Treasury Department has notified a former compliance chief at MoneyGram International Inc. that he may face a fine of up to $5 million over the money-transfer company's previously admitted failures to monitor transactions properly for illicit activity.

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Wednesday
Jan292014

FINRA fines Banorte-Ixe Securities for inadequate AML program

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said Wednesday it has fined Banorte-Ixe Securities International, Ltd. $475,00 for not having adequate anti-money laundering procedures in place.

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