Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
First Chicago Capital Markets, Inc.
Penalty: 
$4,420,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
August 4, 2000
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

NASD Regulation, Inc. censured seven brokerage firms for engaging in the practice of yield burning. The firms were ordered to pay a total of $13.5 million. The NASD press release did not include the specific payment amounts for the individual firms. That information was obtained from an article in the August 7, 2000 issue of The Bond Buyer (retrieved via Nexis).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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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