Violation Tracker Individual Record

Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
July 28, 2004
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

NASD ordered Goldman, Sachs & Co., Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., Miller Tabak Roberts Securities, LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. to pay $5 million each for rule violations relating to trading in corporate high yield bonds. All four firms were cited for charging excessive markups or markdowns, inadequate record keeping and supervision violations. The firms were also ordered to revise their written supervisory procedures for high yield bond sales and purchases within 60 days.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking & securities

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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