Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Merrill Lynch
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$2,500,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
September 22, 2017
Primary 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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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