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Did Mark Brian Degner Cause You Investment Losses?

Mark Brian Degner of Shady Cove, Oregon, submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for negligently making material misstatements pertaining to the sale of 20-year CDs to elderly customers.  According to FINRA’s complaint, the customers sustained losses of approximately $75,000 as a result of the misrepresented CDs.

FINRA’s findings alleged that Mark Degner, while employed by LPL Financial LLC, misrepresented 20-year interest rate-linked CDs to his customers by claiming that the CDs were not subject to any survivor benefit limitations when, in fact, they were.  The survivor benefits of the CDs were actually subject to a limitation that restricted the amount of early redemptions among purchasers.  While the issuer’s disclosure statement revealed this information, Mr. Degner did not review this information and made recommendations that his customers purchase CDs totaling $685,000.  As a result of the survivor benefit limitation, the estates of two of the customers were not able to fully redeem their CDs and incurred substantial losses of approximately $75,000.  Mark Degner, without admitting or denying FINRA’s allegations, was fined $7,500 and received a suspension for 20 business days. 

Do You Need A Securities Misrepresentation Attorney?

Oregon has hundreds of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices.  With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to make misrepresentations about investing in securities (stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, REITs, Junk Bonds, Hedge Funds, Structured Products, etc.) they are selling, the strategies they are recommending (margin, short selling, option) and to engage in many other kinds of stockbroker fraud and stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Oregon securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures. 

Experienced Securities Lawyers Who Represent Investors With Misrepresentation Claims In FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Oregon and Nationwide.

Are you an Oregon investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Oregon stockbroker or investment advisor, misrepresent facts about the securities, investments or strategies they were recommending or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you need representation by experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration attorneys who know FINRA rules and procedures and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases and other complex legal issues. 

By hiring a top rated securities attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience with investment misrepresentation claims on both sides of the table in FINRA arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce doesn’t just handle cases—he aggressively represents investors and one of the best securities attorneys to recover your investment losses for all types of stockbroker fraud and stockbroker misconduct in FINRA arbitration proceedings!

At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors with securities misrepresentation claims and many other kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areas besides securities misrepresentation and stockbroker fraud claims such as stockbroker breach of fiduciary duty, stockbroker negligence, failure to supervise stockbrokers, and unsuitable recommendations by stockbrokers.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Oregon, 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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Free Initial Consultation With Experienced Securities Misrepresentation and Stockbroker Fraud Lawyers Serving Oregon Residents in FINRA Arbitrations

The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle securities misrepresentation, stockbroker fraud, stockbroker misconduct and other investment disputes in FINRA arbitration proceedings, and who work tirelessly to secure the best possible result for you and your case.  For dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitrations serving Oregon 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 Pearce

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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