Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Credit Suisse
Penalty: 
$50,000,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
January 22, 2002
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

NASD Regulation, Inc. censured Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation (CSFB) and directed it to pay $50 million in monetary sanctions for taking millions of dollars from customers in inflated commissions in exchange for allocations of "hot" Initial Public Offerings. The case was also announced by the SEC, which fined the company an additional $50 million: https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-credit-sui...

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
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
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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