Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Interactive Brokers LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Interactive Brokers Group
Penalty: 
$450,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
July 27, 2017
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

Four firms were censured and fined for violations of various provisions of Rule 15c3-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (known as the Market Access Rule) and related exchange supervisory rules. The actions were taken by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), along with Bats, a CBOE Holdings company; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; the New York Stock Exchange; and their affiliated Exchanges.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
stock brokerage
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government.

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Parent company note: 
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