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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Merrill Lynch
Current Parent CompanyBank of America
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Penalty: $2,500,000
Year: 2017
Date: September 22, 2017
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (Merrill Lynch), a registered Futures Commission Merchant, for failing to supervise its employees' and agents' handling of the firm's response to a CME Group Inc. (CME Group) investigation into futures block trade execution and recordkeeping practices at Bank of America, a Merrill Lynch affiliate.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking
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