Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Credit Suisse
Current Parent Company: 
Credit Suisse
Penalty: 
$665,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 22, 2016
Primary Offense: 
securities issuance or trading violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Order filing and settling charges that Credit Suisse International exceeded the CFTC all-months speculative position limit for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) wheat futures contracts on several days in April and June 2009, despite having been granted an increased hedge exemption by the CFTC.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.