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CySEC fines
January 14, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

CySEC fines Solid Financial Services Limited €10,000

Cyprus regulator CySEC has yesterday announced that it has decided to impose a total fine of €10.000 to the company Solid Financial Services Limited. The company did not ensure that the details regarding derivative contracts concluded were reported to a trade repository. Solid Financial Services Limited has also provided a false statement regarding its reporting…

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January 07, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bursa Malaysia fines Sunzen Biotech Berhad and Executive Directors

Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia Securities) has announced yesterday that it has publicly reprimanded Sunzen Biotech Berhad (SUNZEN) and 2 of its executive directors, for breaches of the Bursa Malaysia Securities ACE Market Listing Requirements (ACE LR). The company's 2 executive directors Datuk Hong Choon Hau and Lim Eng Chai were also fined RM50,000…

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fca fine
December 30, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC fines FIL Investment Management Ltd HK$3.5m for regulatory breaches

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has announced that it has fined FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited (FIMHK) HK$3.5 million for regulatory breaches including unlicensed dealing in futures contracts, delay in reporting the breach to the SFC as well as submitting incorrect information during an application. According to the regulator, the company…

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Robinhood equity token goes live for funding on Swarm
December 23, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

FINRA fines Robinhood with $1.25m for dubious execution processes

FINRA has recently fined Robinhood with a $1.25 million for execution lapse processes. The California-based unicorn that offers commission-free trading servings to its clients has reportedly violated certain execution processes. What FINRA found out is that the execution price on the app was not updated in the proper way, an act that caused price disruptions…

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November 21, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

UK FCA fines Henderson Investment Funds Limited £1,867,900

UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced yesterday that it has fined Henderson Investment Funds Limited (HIFL) £1,867,900. The company failed to treat fairly more than 4,500 retail investors in two of its funds: Henderson Japan Enhanced Equity Fund and Henderson North American Enhanced Equity Fund (the Japan and North American Funds). Back in 2011,…

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October 02, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

SEC fines Block.one with $24 million for unregistered ICO

While the SEC is pondering whether to grant the existence of a Bitcoin ETF, it is not wasting time in charging the cryptocurrency industry, where appropriate. The financial regulator has fined the blockchain company Block.one for unregistered ICO. The fine was $24 million. According to the SEC, the ICO raised billions of dollars in digital…

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Principal of binary options trading firm fined $200,000 for illegal off-exchange trading
July 30, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Principal of binary options trading firm fined $200,000 for illegal off-exchange trading

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has informed the public yesterday that it has required Curtis Dalton of Middleton, Massachusetts to pay $200,000 for offering illegal off-exchange retail commodity transactions to U.S. and overseas customers while failing to be registered by the CFTC as required. Dalton offered transactions, which consisted of binary options in…

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July 17, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

AR Capital LLC charged with wrongfully obtaining millions of dollars

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has yesterday informed the public that it has charged AR Capital LLC, its founder Nicholas S. Schorsch, and its former CFO Brian Block with wrongfully obtaining millions of dollars in connection with two separate mergers between real estate investment trusts (REITs) that were sponsored and externally managed by AR…

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July 16, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Nomura pays misled bond clients $25m after SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has yesterday informed the public that it has instituted two related enforcement actions against Nomura Securities International Inc. The Japanese financial holding company has agreed to repay approximately $25 million to customers for its failure to adequately supervise traders in mortgage-backed securities. Nomura bond traders made false and misleading…

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