Merrill Lynch

Merrill Lynch Pays SEC $415 Million To Settle Customer Protection Rule Violation

Financial adviser Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay a $415 million fine and admit wrongdoing to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges it misused customer deposits, putting customer assets at risk in order to the benefit of the firm’s proprietary trading.

Rule designed to keep customer assets safe in case of bankruptcy violated
The SEC charged Merrill Lynch violated its Customer Protection Rule by misusing customer cash that rightfully should have . . .


This content is exclusively for paying members. Access all of our content on including years of timeless investment news and in depth analysis for only a few dollars a month by signing up here while also supporting quality content and journalism, or learn more about our premium content here

If you are subscribed and having an account error please clear cache and then cookies if that does not work email and we will get back to you as quick as humanly possible

Saved Articles

Are you a smart investor? Join tens of thousands of sophisticated investor reading our authoritative free newsletter

* indicates required

Opt out of occasional 3rd party offers

Congrats! Are you a smart person? We have a limited time offer for sophisticated and loyal readers like yourself.

Sign up today and get three months free

Use coupon code VIP19 or click on the button below

Limited time offer only expires 8/31/2019 or next 30 now just 2 subscribers whichever comes first – please do not share this discount with others