Citigroup to Pay $15M FINRA Fine Over Research Leaks
Analysts' violations included illicitly helping issuers prep for road shows and hosting "idea dinners" discussing stock picks with certain clients.
Fines imposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in 2014 are poised to far outpace those reported by the regulator in 2013, according to an analysis released Aug. 1 by the law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.
SEC Fines Wedbush $2.4M in Market Access Case; FINRA Complaint on Deck
Los Angeles-based Wedbush Securities and two top officials agreed to settle a pending SEC case for market access violations.
New Hire Roundup: John Mendez Nominated to Be SIPC Chairman
In another personnel move, Craig Anzlovar has joined Pioneer Investments as fixed income client portfolio manager.
Ex-Schwab Rep Barred for Stealing, Reselling $1M in Office Equipment
The former broker faces other charges tied to drug dealing and illegal use of a communications device in Florida, FINRA says.
Cohen’s Point72 Takes RCS Stake as Regulators Circle
Former SAC chief Steven A. Cohen disclosed a 5.1% stake in Schorsch’s firm, which said recently it was talking to SEC and FINRA.
SEC, FINRA Come Knocking at RCS After ARCP Accounting Errors
Nicholas Schorsch's RCS says it talks to the regulators as a part of its regular operations and will continue to do so.
FINRA, MSRB Plan to Require More Fixed-Income Pricing Disclosure
The new rules would help retail investors evaluate transaction costs, the MSRB said.
FINRA Proposes Pay-to-Play Rules
FINRA is requesting comments on its plan to establish pay-to-play type rules for BDs that closely mirror SEC ones.
Are Changes Coming to FINRA Exams?
At SIFMA annual, CEO Richard Ketchum says FINRA is anonymously surveying brokers about its exam program.