Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
RBC Capital Markets LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Bank of Canada
Penalty: 
$30,400,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 27, 2011
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that RBC Capital Markets LLC would pay $30.4 million to settle allegations of misconduct in the sale of unsuitable investments to five Wisconsin school districts and its inadequate disclosures regarding the risks associated with those investments.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
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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