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Did Sonia Maria Fernandez Cause You Investment Losses?

Sonia Maria Fernandez of Miami, Florida submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in which she was fined $2,500 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in all capacities for a period of 20 days. The sanctions were based on findings that she engaged in unauthorized transactions in violation of FINRA Rule 2010. The suspension was in effect from November 2, 2020, through November 21, 2020.

In February 2012, Sonia Maria Fernandez joined UBS Financial Services Inc. and became registered as a General Securities Representative. The firm later filed a Uniform Termination Notice (Form U5) disclosing that Fernandez resigned while under review due to alleged misconduct. According to the FINRA findings, Fernandez allegedly engaged in five transactions totaling $70,500 without approval from her firm. The findings state that Fernandez allegedly accepted checks made payable to another entity to avoid detection by her firm as the payee. In addition, Fernandez knew of the firms policy from entering into financial relationships or transactions with customers absent preapproval by the firm and had previously received a warning for the same misconduct.

FINRA Rule 2010, requires associated persons to observe high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade in the conduct of their business.

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Are you a Miami, Florida investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Florida stockbroker or investment advisor misrepresent facts, fail to disclose facts making the statements made false and misleading, recommend unsuitable investments or strategies, excessively trade, or churn, or otherwise mismanage your investment account? Depending upon the terms of your arbitration agreement, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA, AAA or JAMS arbitration securities law attorney—an attorney who knows the FINRA, AAA or JAMS rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA, AAA or JAMS  arbitration cases and other complex legal issues. 

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At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  we represent investors in all kinds of securities, commodities and investment law disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration and mediation proceedings. Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Florida, and across the United States on a CONTINGENCY FEE basis which means you pay nothing – NO FEES-NO COSTS – unless we put money in your pocket after receiving a settlement or FINRA arbitration award.

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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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