Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Equitable Holdings
Penalty: 
$350,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
February 8, 2006
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

NASD imposed a fine of $350,000 against Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC of New York and a fine of $200,000 against one of the firm's research analysts, for violations of NASD's research analyst conflict of interest rules.

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: 
investment management
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government. This case was handled by its predecessor, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).

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