Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and BNP Paribas Prime Brokerage, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BNP Paribas
Penalty: 
$15,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
October 24, 2019
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
anti-money-laundering deficiencies
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

FINRA fined BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and BNP Paribas Prime Brokerage, Inc. $15 million for anti-money laundering program and supervisory failures involving penny stock deposits and resales, and wire transfers, that spanned four years.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government.

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Parent company note: 
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