Defendant Name: TD Ameritrade, Inc.

Defendant Type: Subsidiary of Public Company
Public Company Parent: The Toronto-Dominion Bank
SIC Code: 6211
CUSIP: 87236Y10

Initial Case Details

Legal Case Name In the Matter of TD Ameritrade, Inc.
First Document Date 03-Nov-2014
Initial Filing Format Administrative Action
File Number 3-16238
Allegation Type Municipal Securities & Public Pensions

Violations Alleged

Section 15B(c)(1) Exchange Act; MSRB Rule G-15(f)


First Resolution Date 03-Nov-2014
Headline Total Penalty and Disgorgement

See Related Documents

Related Documents:

34-73504 03-Nov-2014 Administrative Proceeding
Order Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings, Pursuant to Sections 15(b), 15B(c)(2) and 21C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Making Findings, and Imposing Remedial Sanctions and a Cease-and-Desist Order
On November 3, 2014, the SEC instituted settled administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against TD Ameritrade, Inc. According to the SEC: "These proceedings involve the sale of non-investment grade of 'junk' bonds issued by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ('Puerto Rico') by TD Ameritrade, a registered broker-dealer and municipal securities dealer, to customers in amounts below the minimum denomination of the issue."
2014-246-TD Ameritrade 03-Nov-2014 Press Release--Administrative Proceeding
SEC Sanctions 13 Firms for Improper Sales of Puerto Rico Junk Bonds
On November 3, 2014, the SEC announced that it "sanctioned 13 firms for violating a rule primarily designed to protect retail investors in the municipal securities markets." The SEC further stated: "In its surveillance of trading in the municipal bond market, the SEC Enforcement Division's Municipal Securities and Public Pensions Unit detected improper sales below a $100,000 minimum denomination set in a $3.5 billion offering of junk bonds by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico earlier this year." According to the SEC: "The enforcement actions are the SEC's first under Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Rule G-15(f), which establishes the minimum denomination requirement."