(Bloomberg) -- JPMorgan Chase will pay more than $300 million to settle U.S. allegations that it didn’t properly inform clients about what the SEC called numerousconflicts of interest in how it managed customers’ money over a half decade.
The largest U.S. bank by assets failed to tell customers that it reaped profits by putting their money into mutual funds and hedge funds that generated fees for the company, the SEC said in announcing $267 million in penalties and disgorgement against JPMorgan. The bank agreed to pay $40 million more as part of a parallel action by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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