Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Morgan Stanley & Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Morgan Stanley
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
September 2, 2003
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $25 million to a group of states to settle allegations that its investment banking interests had undue influence on its securities research. This was part of a larger $125 million settlement involving the SEC; see the Violation Tracker https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-morgan-sta...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Financial Regulators Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
financial services
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.