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Did Jonathan H. Dudley Cause You Investment Losses?

Jonathan H. Dudley of Stone Mountain, Georgia submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in which he was permanently barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) from working in the securities industry because he failed to comply with FINRA Rules 8210 and 2010.

In April 2018, Jonathan H. Dudley joined Centaurus and became registered as an Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative. The firm later filed a Uniform Termination Notice (Form U5), disclosing that he was permitted to resign due to alleged misconduct. According to the findings, FINRA began an investigation and sent a request to Dudley for information and documents or to appear for an on-the-record testimony regarding allegations from a former customer. The findings state that Dudley allegedly converted funds from a customer to use for an outside business venture he had not disclosed to his firm. The findings further state that Dudley responded to FINRA through email stating that he received, acknowledged, and refused to provide the requested documents and information or to appear for an on-the-record testimony. Although Jonathan H. Dudley is no longer associated with any FINRA member firm, he remains subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction.

Do You Need a Securities Account Theft Attorney?

A failure to comply with a request for documents and information issued pursuant to FINRA Rule 8210 is a violation of FINRA Rule 2010, which requires associated persons to “observe high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade.” Rule 8210 requires persons subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction to provide information to FINRA upon request. Rule 8210(a)(1) authorizes FINRA, in the course of an investigation, to require persons subject to its jurisdiction to “provide information orally, in writing, or electronically and to testify at a location specified by FINRA staff, under oath or affirmation administered by a court reporter or a notary public if requested, with respect to any matter involved in the investigation.” Rule 8210(a)(2) authorizes FINRA to “inspect and copy the books, records, and accounts” of persons subject to its jurisdiction “with respect to any matter involved in the investigation that is in such person’s possession, custody, or control.” Rule 8210(c) provides that “[n]o member or person shall fail to provide information or testimony or to permit an inspection and copying of books, records, or accounts pursuant to this Rule.”

Are you a Stone Mountain, Georgia investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Georgia stockbroker or investment advisor transfer assets without your authority to the stockbroker or another party, steal, or otherwise commit theft in your investment account? If so, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly rated, and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration securities law attorney—an attorney who knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration forgery cases and other complex legal issues. 

Free Initial Consultation With Experienced Attorneys Handling Securities Account Theft Cases Serving Stone Mountain, Georgia Residents in FINRA Arbitrations

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 Georgia, 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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For dedicated representation by Attorney Pearce with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities, commodities, and investment law disputes serving Georgia 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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