Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
JPMorgan Chase
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
May 31, 2006
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement of proceedings against 15 broker-dealer firms for engaging in violative practices in the auction rate securities market.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
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: 
banking & securities
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Parent company note: 
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