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Did Cynthia Kay Parrott Cooney Cause You Investment Losses?

You may have read that Cynthia Kay Parrott Cooney of Saint Louis, Missouri was permanently barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) from working in the securities industry because she failed to comply with FINRA Rule 8210.

In May 1990, Cynthia Kay Parrott Cooney joined Wells Fargo Advisors as an unregistered Client Associate. According to the findings, FINRA sent a request to Cooney to appear for an on-the-record testimony during an ongoing investigation. The findings stated that Cooney responded to FINRA in an email stating that she allegedly received, acknowledged, and refused to cooperate with the investigation. Although Cooney is no longer associated with a FINRA member, she remains subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction.

FINRA Rule 8210(a)(1) states, in relevant part, that FINRA may require any “person associated with a member, or any other person subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction to testify at a location specified by FINRA staff with respect to any matter involved in the investigation.” A violation of FINRA Rule 8210 is also a violation of FINRA Rule 2010, which requires associated persons, in the conduct of their business, to “observe high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade.”

Do You Need a Missouri FINRA Defense Lawyer?

Unfortunately, Cynthia Kay Parrott 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 Saint Louis, Missouri 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 Missouri and across the nationFor dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of FINRA disputes serving Missouri 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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