Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
CME RULE VIOLATIONS:
536. RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS FOR PIT, GLOBEX, AND NEGOTIATED TRADES
D. Customer Type Indicator (CTI) Codes (in part)
Each clearing member must identify each transaction executed on the trading floor or on the Globex platform on the record of transactions submitted to the Exchange with the correct customer type indicator (CTI) code.
Pursuant to an offer of settlement in which Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC (“Morgan Stanley”) neither admitted nor denied the rule violations upon which the penalty is based, on May 28, 2014, a Panel of the CME Business Conduct Committee found that during the time periods of July 25, 2012, through August 8, 2012; April 1, 2013, through April 30, 2013; and December 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, Morgan Stanley submitted incorrect CTI codes for numerous trades executed on the Exchange.
The Panel concluded that Morgan Stanley violated CME Rule 536.D.
In accordance with the settlement offer, the Panel ordered Morgan Stanley to pay a fine of $4,600.
May 30, 2014