Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Current Parent Company: 
Stifel Financial
Penalty: 
$3,650,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
May 28, 2020
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

FINRA ordered Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated to pay approximately $1.9 million in restitution, plus interest, to more than 1,700 customers in connection with early rollovers of Unit Investment Trusts (UITs). FINRA also fined the firm $1.75 million for providing inaccurate information to customers related to rollover costs incurred, and for related supervisory violations.

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: 
Missouri
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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Parent company note: 
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