In a Monday Arpil 11, 2011, Press Release, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced they have fined UBS Financial Services (UBS) $2.5 million and Ordered the firm to pay $8.25 million in restitution for Omission in the marketing and sale of Lehman Brothers issued 100% principal-protected notes. In the press release, FINRA said the omissions in the sale of the notes “effectively misled” investors as to the 100% principal protected feature of the structured products.
The full press release may be found at: http://www.finra.org/Newsroom/NewsReleases/2011/P123479
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