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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: J.P. Morgan Chase Retirement Plan
Current Parent CompanyJPMorgan Chase
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Penalty: $604,957
Year: 2010
Date: July 15, 2010
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: benefit plan administrator violation
Secondary Offense: pension ERISA violation
Violation Description: A group of participants in the JPMorgan retirement plan filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), claiming that the bank used cash balance formulas that discriminated based on age. The court certified a class, but because of uncertainty about who was responsible for the problem there was no monetary award to class members other than $4,957 in expenses paid to four class representatives; $600,000 in legal fees were paid to the plaintiffs' lawyers.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:06-cv-0732
Case Name: Wilson v. J.P. Morgan Chase Retirement Plan et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking & securities
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