Violation Tracker Individual Record

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Credit Suisse
September 28, 2018
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
securities issuance or trading violation
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General announced that Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC agreed to pay $10 million to settle an investigation into fraudulent practices in connection with its Retail Execution Services, a wholesale market-making business that executed retail equity orders of everyday investors. The settlement was also negotiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which issued its own announcement on its portion of the agreement; see the Violation Tracker entry at

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking & securities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.