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You may have read that Joseph V. Alhadeff of Miami Beach, Florida was permanently barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) from working in the securities industry because he failed to comply with FINRA Rule 8210.

Do You Need a FINRA 8210 Defense Attorney?

In November 2012, Joseph V. Alhadeff joined National Securities Corporation and became registered as a registered options principal and a general securities representative. According to the findings, FINRA sent a request to Alhadeff for information and documents regarding their investigation into a former representative he used to supervise.  The findings state that Alhadeff responded to FINRA through email stating that he allegedly received, acknowledged, and refused to provide the requested information. Joseph Alhadeff is not currently registered or associated with a FINRA member firm but is subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction.

FINRA Rule 8210(a) states that, for purposes of an investigation, FINRA may require any person subject to its jurisdiction to provide information and to permit FINRA staff to inspect and copy books and records that are in the person’s possession, custody, or control. FINRA Rule 8210(c) provides that “[n]o . . . person shall fail to provide information . . . or to permit an inspection and copying of books, records, or accounts pursuant to this Rule.” A violation of FINRA Rule 8210 is also a violation of FINRA Rule 2010.

Unfortunately, Joseph V. Alhadeff might have avoided that FINRA 8210 bar from the securities industry with a skilled and experienced FINRA 8210 defense attorney. It is important, early on, to have a FINRA defense attorney advise you on how not to make matters worse and resolve the dispute with the least amount of sanctions which could range from censures to fines, suspensions, permanent bars, and/or referrals to federal or state prosecutors. You will need an experienced FINRA defense lawyer who not only has knowledge of FINRA rules and procedures, the securities laws and the appropriate sanction for the alleged misconduct but also has an excellent reputation and credibility with the FINRA attorneys to negotiate the best outcome.

Free Initial Consultation With FINRA 8210 Defense Attorney Serving Financial Advisors Throughout Florida And Nationwide

The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. understands what is at stake in FINRA securities law matters and works tirelessly to secure the best possible result for you and your case.  Attorney Pearce’s FINRA defense skills are highly regarded throughout Florida and across the nationFor dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of FINRA disputes serving Florida citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889, or via e-mail

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Robert Wayne Pearce of The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. has been a trial attorney for more than 40 years and has helped recover over $125 million dollars for his clients. During that time, he developed a well-respected and highly accomplished legal career representing investors and brokers in disputes with one another and the government and industry regulators. To speak with Attorney Pearce, call (800) 732-2889 or Contact Us online for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION with Attorney Pearce about your case.

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