Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
December 18, 2017
Primary Offense: 
benefit plan administrator violation
Secondary Offense: 
pension ERISA violation
Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Florida
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
1:15-cv-22782
Case Name: 
Fernandez v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.