Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Morgan Stanley & Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Morgan Stanley
Penalty: 
$7,200,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
March 25, 2009
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined Morgan Stanley & Co. $3 million - and ordered it to pay more than $4.2 million in restitution to 90 Rochester, NY-area retirees - to resolve charges that its supervisory system failed to detect and prevent brokers from persuading Eastman Kodak Company and Xerox Corporation employees to take early retirement based upon unrealistic promises of consistently high investment returns and by espousing unsuitable investment strategies.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
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
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government.

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