Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AllianceBernstein Investment Research and Management, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Equitable Holdings
Penalty: 
$3,984,087
Year: 
2005
Date: 
June 8, 2005
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

NASD imposed fines totaling more than $34 million on 15 broker-dealers in connection with the receipt of directed brokerage in exchange for preferential treatment for certain mutual fund companies

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
investment management
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government. This case was handled by its predecessor, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).

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Parent company note: 
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