NYDFS Expected to Take Enforcement Action Against Robinhood Financial

UPDATE ON NYDFS ENFORCEMENT ACTION VS. ROBINHOOD: There is a deal in principle, according to an amended S-1 filing. Expected penalty is $30MM, and there apparently will be appointment of an independent monitor. Robinhood says NYDFS informed it of alleged violations involving cybersecurity and virtual currency (Part 500 and Part 200) requirements, including deficiencies in policies and procedures regarding risk assessment, lack of an adequate incident response and business continuity plan, and deficiencies in application development security.

A Markets Insider article on the matter can be found here: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/robinhood-ipo-30-million-fine-crypto-anti-money-laundering-probe-2021-7