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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: First Clearing Corporation
Penalty: $110,000
Year: 2005
Date: December 19, 2005
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: NASD fined two firms, First Avantus Securities, Inc. of Austin, TX, and National Securities Corporation of Seattle, WA, as well as their clearing firm, First Clearing Corporation of Glen Allen, VA, for engaging in conduct that circumvented and/or assisted in circumventing the net capital rule.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Source of Data: NASD Issues Fines Over $300,000 for Facilitating Net Capital Violations, ComplyNet, December 19, 2005 (via Nexis).
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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