Oxford, Connecticut Securities Account Churning Lawyer

Did Donatas Belys Vildzius Cause You Investment Losses? Donatas Belys Vildzius of Oxford, Connecticut was assessed a deferred fine of $5,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in all capacities for a period of six months. The sanctions were based on findings that he engaged in quantitively unsuitable trading in violation of FINRA Rules 2111 and 2010. The suspension was in effect from October 19, 2020, through April 18, 2021. In March 2015, Donatas Belys Vildzius joined Network I and was registered as a General Securities Representative. The firm later filed a Uniform Termination Notice (Form U5) in May 2019, disclosing his termination due to alleged misconduct. According to the FINRA findings, while associated with Network I, Vildzius allegedly engaged in unsuitable trading in the accounts of two customers. The findings state that Vildzius recommendations and excessive trading resulted in high turnover rates and cost-to-equity ratios which resulted in commission and fees to be paid in the amount of $33,449 and losses totaling $32,240. Although Donatas Belys Vildzius is not currently registered or associated with a FINRA member firm, he remains subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction. FINRA Rule 2111(a) provides in pertinent part that “[a] member or an associated person must have a reasonable basis to believe that a recommended transaction or investment strategy involving a security or securities is suitable for the customer, based on the information obtained through the reasonable diligence of the member or associated person to ascertain the customer’s investment profile.” Do You Need a Connecticut FINRA Securities Arbitration Attorney? Are you an Oxford, Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts? Did your Connecticut stockbroker or investment advisor excessively trade or churn or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration securities churning law attorney—an attorney who knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases as well as other complex legal issues.  Free Initial Consultation With Experienced Securities Churning Lawyers Serving Oxford, Connecticut 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 Connecticut, 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. Se habla español 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 Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail. 

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West Simsbury Connecticut Securities Account Forgery Attorney

Did Thomas Leone Cause You Investment Losses? Thomas Leone of West Simsbury, Connecticut submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for allegedly forging a customer’s signature on a life insurance application and falsifying a payment authorization form without the customer’s approval. Mr. Leone was a former registered representative with MML Investors Services LLC (MML) and allegedly electronically forged his client’s signature on a life insurance application by copying a signature from previously signed policies. The FINRA investigation found Mr. Leone in violation of FINRA Rule 2010 and was therefore suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. Do You Need a Securities Account Forgery Lawyer? Connecticut has thousands 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 engage in forgery in opening your account and/or transferring cash and/or securities out of your account and all kinds of other stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Lawyers With Securities Account Forgery Claims In FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut stockbroker or investment advisor forge your signature or alter information on account opening documents about your investment objectives, risk tolerance or financial condition to make unsuitable recommendations or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly rated and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration securities forgery 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.  By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience in forgery cases by practicing securities law on both sides of the table and handling forgery cases in FINRA arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce doesn’t just handle forgery cases—he aggressively represents investors and is one of the best attorneys to recover your investment losses resulting from forged documents to withdraw funds, allow unauthorized persons to access your accounts, to make unsuitable recommendations to appear suitable and all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of securities law and investment forgery disputes in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We also handle a wide range of practice areassuch asfraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced Securities Account Forgery Attorneys Serving Connecticut Residents In FINRA Arbitrations The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced attorneys who successfully handle securities account forgery cases and other securities law matters and 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 a lawyer with over 40 years of experience and success in securities account related forgeries and all kinds of securities law and investment disputes serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Darien, Connecticut Securities Arbitration Attorney Who Sues Stockbrokers For Selling Away (Selling Unauthorized Investments)

Did Michael Thomas Lee Cause You Investment Losses? Michael Thomas Lee of Darien, Connecticut submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which he was fined and suspended for allegations of participating in an outside business activity in violation of FINRA Rules 3270 and 2010. Michael Thomas Lee was registered with Kestra Investment Services (Kestra) as a General Securities Representative from June 2014 until February 2017.  FINRA findings note that Mr. Lee engaged in an outside business activity known as the Origin Fund, a prospective ETF fund, without notice to or approval from his firm.  According to FINRA, Mr. Lee allegedly solicited potential investors and distributed written materials prepared by his business partner using his personal e-mail and an e-mail address associated with the fund.  FINRA found that although none of the individuals invested in the fund, the materials falsely represented that the Origin Fund was a hybrid registered investment advisor with $20 million in assets and that Kestra was sponsoring and providing services to the fund.  In addition, FINRA found that Mr. Lee allegedly falsely attested his use of an undisclosed email address to conduct securities business on two annual compliance questionnaires.  Michael Thomas Lee, without admitting or denying FINRA’s findings, was assessed a deferred fine of $12,500 and suspended from associating with any FINRA members in all capacities for one year.  Do You Need an Attorney for Unauthorized Investments? Connecticut has thousands of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices.  With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisor offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to recommend investments that were never reviewed nor authorized by their employers and engage in many other types of misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules as well as stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Securities Lawyers Who Represent Investors Sold Unauthorized Investments (Selling Away) In FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Did your Connecticut stockbroker or investment advisor recommend an investment that turned out to be an investment never reviewed or approved by their stockbrokerage firm employer. The stockbrokers who stoop to that level are usually insolvent or uncollectible. And so, the investor’s only recourse is against the brokerage firm employer. But stockbrokerage firms always claim ignorance of the stockbroker’s activities and deny liability for the sale of unauthorized investments which they call Selling Away as if that was an absolute defense. Not so! You will definitely need an experienced attorney who knows the securities laws and how to hold the stockbrokerage firm responsible for their employees Selling Away under legal principles of actual authority, apparent authority, estoppel and failure to supervise. If your attorney knows where to look he/she can often find Red Flags of the alleged unauthorized sales that the firm did not look for, missed or saw and just ignored. You also need a lawyer knowledgeable of FINRA rules and procedures to handle these FINRA arbitration Selling Away cases involving complex legal issues.  By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law on both sides of the table in FINRA arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce aggressively represents investors and is one of the best attorneys to help you recover your unauthorized investment losses from stockbrokers, investment advisors and their employers in FINRA arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in not just Selling Away cases but all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areas such asstockbrokerfraud and securities misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced Selling Away Attorney Representing Connecticut Residents in FINRA Arbitrations The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced attorneys who successfully handle Selling Away and other securities investment cases in FINRA arbitration proceedings, and who work tirelessly to secure the best possible result for you and your case.  For dedicated representation by a lawyer with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitrations serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail. 

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Westport, Connecticut Securities Attorney For Private Placement Investment Dispute

Did James Eastman Cause You Investment Losses? James Clifford Eastman, a former broker with Westport, Connecticut based Westport Resources Investment Services, Inc. submitted a letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for allegedly participating in private securities transactions without giving prior written notice and without receiving the necessary approval from his firm. FINRA found that James Eastman referred three Westport customers to invest in an oil and gas limited partnership offered by Quest Energy Management Group, Inc. (Quest). The offering interest was in the Permian Advanced Oil Recovery Investment Fund 1, LP. Mr. Eastman referred the three Westport customers to Quest, allegedly assisting the customers in obtaining the investment funds from their Westport brokerage accounts in order to effect the transactions. FINRA stated that the customers invested $875,000 in the Permian securities offering. James Eastman was assessed a deferred fine of $20,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for nine months. Do You Need a Private Placement Investment Attorney? Connecticut has thousands 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 misrepresent and mislead investors about investing in Private Placements of securities issued by small undercapitalized start-ups, their own companies and other dubious companies and engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Securities Lawyers for Investors with Private Placement Investment Claims in FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut stockbroker or investment advisor misrepresent or mislead you about an investment in a Private Placement or make an unsuitable recommendation that you invest in a Private Placement like GPB Capital Holdings or EquiAlt or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you will need to hire an experienced, highly rated and nationally recognized FINRA securities arbitration law attorney who understands these highly complex and risky Private Placement investments. You need an experienced lawyer knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases and other complex legal issues.  By hiring a top rated and highly successful attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law 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 is one of the best attorneys to recover your investment losses in Private Placements and all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of Private Placement of securities in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areassuch asfraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations of Private Placements.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced Private Placement Investment Attorney Serving Connecticut Residents In FINRA Arbitration Proceedings The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced attorneys who successfully handle Private Placement cases and other securities law matters and 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 a lawyer with over 40 years of experience and success in Private Placements and all kinds of securities law and investment disputes serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Easton, Connecticut Securities Lawyer For Mutual Fund Investment Disputes

Did Stephen Landa Cause You Investment Losses? Stephen J. Landa of Easton, Connecticut submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which he received a $5,000 fine and a two month suspension for recommending and engaging in a short-term mutual fund trading strategy in the accounts of retirees on a fixed income with conservative investment goals. According to FINRA, Stephen Landa, while employed with INVEST Financial Corporation, engaged in an unsuitable short-term mutual fund trading strategy in two customers’ accounts.  The customers were 60 years old, retired, and living on a fixed income.  In addition, the customers had conservative investment objectives and moderate risk tolerances.  FINRA found that Mr. Landa disregarded their conservative investment profiles and recommended they purchase mutual fund shares and shortly thereafter (on average, just six months), he recommended they sell the shares.  As a result, the retired customers suffered losses of $18,156.53.  Stephen Landa, who did not admit or deny FINRA’s allegations, was assessed a deferred fine of $5,000, suspended for two months, and ordered to pay $18,156.53, plus interest, in restitution to the customers. Do You Need a Mutual Fund Dispute Lawyer? Connecticut has thousands 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 misrepresent and mislead investors about investing in Mutual Funds and engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules as well as the stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Securities Attorneys Handling Claims For Mutual Fund Investors In FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut stockbroker or investment advisor misrepresent or mislead you about a Mutual Fund investment or make an unsuitable recommendation that you invest in a Mutual Fund or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly rated and nationally recognized FINRA securities arbitration law attorney—an attorney who understands Mutual Fund investments and stockbroker abuses related thereto, like when they are making unsuitable investments Class A, B, C shares of other classes of mutual funds to increase their commissions, missing breakpoints to generate higher commissions, switching of mutual funds that are intended long term investments outside of a mutual fund family to generate more commissions for them. You will also need an experienced lawyer who knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases and other complex legal issues.  By hiring a top rated and highly successful lawyer like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience with Mutual Fund investment disputes by practicing securities law 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 is one of the best attorneys to recover your investment losses in Mutual Funds and all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of Mutual Fund and securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areassuch asfraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations of Mutual Funds.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced Mutual Fund Investment Lawyer Serving Connecticut Residents In FINRA Arbitration Proceedings The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle Mutual Fund cases and other securities law matters and 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 Mutual Fund cases and all kinds of securities law and investment disputes serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail. 

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Mystic, Connecticut Stockbroker Fraud Attorney

Did Patrick Terrell Cause You Investment Losses? Patrick Terrell of Mystic, Connecticut submitted an AWC, a letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent, for the purpose of settlement for allegedly falsifying bank statements. According to FINRA, The Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority, Terrell submitted a personal loan application to a bank. The application included fabricated monthly statements. The statements indicated that Terrell and his wife had a brokerage account worth $247,519. Terrell had no such account. FINRA found that Terrell fabricated monthly statements by taking an actual customer’s account statement and then inserted his own name and address in place of the customer’s. This conduct was a violation of FINRA Rule 2010. Mr. Terrell was suspended from association with any FINRA member in any and all capacities for a period of one year and fined $5,000. Do You Need a Stockbroker Fraud Lawyer? Connecticut has thousands 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 engage in one or more kinds of stockbroker fraud. They could make misrepresentations about investing in securities (stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, REITs, Junk Bonds, Hedge Funds, Structured Products, etc.) they are selling. Unsuitable recommendations of the strategies they recommend (margin, short selling, option) is another kind of stockbroker fraud.  They can engage in many other kinds of stockbroker fraud and stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Stockbroker Fraud Lawyers Who Handle FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut 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 an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration lawyer — an attorney who knows FINRA rules and procedures and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases as well as other complex legal issues.  By hiring a top rated stockbroker fraud attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience 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 is 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 Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced Stockbroker Fraud Lawyer Serving Connecticut 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 Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Stamford, Connecticut FINRA Securities Arbitration Attorney

Did Paul Steffany Cause You Investment Losses? Paul Steffany of Stamford, Connecticut submitted an AWC to FINRA for allegedly falsifying documents and converting funds for his own personal use. Mr. Steffany was terminated from FINRA member firm Raymond James after violating company policy. FINRA alleged that while associated with Raymond James, Mr. Steffany wrote himself checks from the trust to compensate for his services. Mr. Steffany allegedly forged the signature of his co-executor on twelve checks and deposited them in an account held outside Raymond James. In 2013, FINRA found that Mr. Steffany paid himself an excess of $30,000 and an excess of $40,000 in 2013. FINRA claimed that between 2007 and 2014, Mr. Steffany, converted at least $112,742 that were excessive and inconsistent with the limited nature of his duties. Upon FINRA and Raymond James launching an investigation, Mr. Steffany refunded $112,742 and resigned as the trustee. FINRA found that Mr. Steffany violated FINRA Conduct Rules 2010, 2110, and 2330. Without admitting or denying the FINRA findings, Mr. Steffany was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Do You Need a Securities Arbitration Lawyer? Connecticut has thousands of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices.  With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisor offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.  Experienced Lawyers Who Handle Securities Claims In FINRA Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut and Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut 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, mismanage your investment account or engage in other kinds of stockbroker misconduct? If so, you need representation by an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA securities arbitration attorney—a lawyer who knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration cases as well as other complex legal issues.  By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law 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 is one of the best attorneys to recover your investment losses for all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areassuch asfraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With Experienced FINRA Securities Arbitration Lawyers Serving Connecticut Residents In FINRA Arbitration Proceedings The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle securities law matters and 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 Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Monroe, Connecticut Securities Arbitration Attorneys Who Represent Investors

Did David Rookasin Cause You Investment Losses? David Adam Rookasin of Monroe, Connecticut submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for allegations of engaging in private transactions in violation of FINRA Rules 2320(g)(1) and 2010. David Adam Rookasin was registered with UBS as a General Securities Representative from October 2012 to August 2017.  According to FINRA’s findings, Mr. Rookasin recommended that a customer exchange a $1.3 million fixed rate annuity that his firm rejected.  FINRA’s findings stated that upon the rejection, Mr. Rookasin assisted another representative at a different firm in executing the transaction after the customer opened the account.  FINRA’s findings stated further that he stayed involved in the transactions by being the point of contact between the representative and customer.  In addition, FINRA stated that Mr. Rookasin failed to notify his firm of this arrangement and received half of the commission in the amount of $50,318.86. Without admitting or denying FINRA’s findings, David Adam Rookasin received a fine of $10,000, was ordered to pay a disgorgement of the commissions received in the amount of $50,318 and was suspended from associating with any FINRA member in all capacities for four months.  Do You Need a Securities Arbitration Attorney? We are top rated securities arbitration attorneys and highly ranked lawyers by our peers in Martindale Hubble and Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers who represent investors in securities arbitrations conducted by the Financial Industry Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (AAA) and JAMS alternative dispute resolution forums serving Connecticut investors. This state has thousands of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices.  With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisor offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Connecticut securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms’ policies and procedures.  Experienced Securities Arbitration Lawyers Who Handle FINRA, AAA Or JAMS Arbitrations Throughout Connecticut And Nationwide. Are you a Connecticut investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Connecticut 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.  By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law on both sides of the table in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce doesn’t just handle cases—he aggressively represents investors and is one of the best securities arbitration attorney to recover your investment losses for all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings! At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areassuch asfraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations.  Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Connecticut, 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. Se habla español Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced FINRA, AAA and JAMS Securities Arbitration Attorneys Serving Connecticut Residents The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle securities law matters and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS 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, AAA and JAMS arbitrations serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Cheshire, Connecticut FINRA 8210 Defense Lawyers

Did Matthew O. Clason Cause You Investment Losses? You may have read that Matthew O. Clason of Cheshire, Connecticut 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 and 2010. In October 2016, Matthew O. Clason joined LPL Financial LLC and was registered as a General Securities Representative and Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative. On September 11, 2020, the firm filed a Uniform Termination Notice for Securities Industry Registration (Form U5) indicating that Clason was terminated because he allegedly liquidated shares in a bank account he maintained and shared with a customer. According to the findings, FINRA sent a request to Clason requesting information regarding the allegations that led to his termination. FINRA stated that Clason acknowledged and ultimately refused to produce the requested documents during a counsel phone call. Although Clason is no longer registered with any FINRA member firm, he remains subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction. FINRA Rule 8210(a)(1) states, in relevant part, that FINRA may “require a person associated with a member, or any other person subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction, to provide information orally, in writing, or electronically and to testify at a location specified by FINRA staff with respect to any matter involved in [a FINRA] investigation.” FINRA Rule 8210(c) states that “no person shall fail to provide information or testimony pursuant to this Rule.” A violation of FINRA Rule 8210 is also a violation of FINRA Rule 2010. Do You Need a Connecticut FINRA Defense Attorney? Unfortunately, Matthew O. Clason 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 Cheshire, Connecticut 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 Connecticut and across the nation.  For dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of FINRA disputes serving Connecticut citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889, or via e-mail. 

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