Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GFI Securities, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
BGC Partners
Penalty: 
$10,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
October 2, 2019
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

Brokers employed by GFI on its emerging markets foreign exchange options desk made false representations that certain bids and offers were executable and that certain trades had occurred.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
brokerage and financial technology
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Parent company note: 
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