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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC
Current Parent CompanyMorgan Stanley
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Penalty: $2,146,431
Year: 2012
Date: May 1, 2012
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority sanctioned Citigroup Global Markets, Inc; Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC; UBS Financial Services; and Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC for selling leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds (ETFs) without reasonable supervision and for not having a reasonable basis for recommending the securities.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: financial services
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