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Investments - Private

Brokers’ Rocky Relationship with Private Securities Transactions [Part 2 of 2]

August 11, 2020

Investments - Private

Customers Lose on ‘Leap of Faith’ Into Broker’s Private Investment

May 6, 2020

Investments - Strategies

Lessons from an Agreed-Upon Investment Strategy Gone Bad

April 1, 2020

Investments - Unsuitable

The Gambler and Undue Concentrations

December 18, 2019

Investments - Unsuitable

Non-Traditional ETFs: A Firefighter Gets Hosed

November 11, 2019

Investor Protection

Merrill Lynch, Raymond James Overcharged ‘College Plan’ Investors

October 30, 2019


FINRA 2019 Priorities Letter (Part Two) – Sales Practice Risks

January 23, 2019


FINRA 2019 Priorities Letter (Part One) – Recurring Areas of Focus

January 22, 2019

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA Reports Disciplinary Actions Against 11 Firms, 30 Individuals

December 17, 2018

Compliance Concepts

Suitability for Retail Customers (FINRA Exam Findings - Part 2)

December 12, 2018

Compliance Concepts

FINRA 2018 Report on Examination Findings [First of a Series]

December 11, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA Reports Disciplinary Actions Against 13 Firms, 39 Individuals

November 17, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Elder Financial Abuse (Part 4): FINRA Case Studies

June 4, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Elder Financial Abuse (Part 3): FINRA Case Studies

June 1, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Elder Financial Abuse (Part 2): FINRA Case Studies

May 31, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA Priorities – Quarterly Disciplinary Review [First of 2 Parts]

April 11, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Broker Sold Unsuitable Municipal Bonds – Was the Firm At Fault?

March 12, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Principal Fails to Police Unsuitable Mutual Fund Switches

February 28, 2018

Regulatory Sanctions

Suitable Yesterday, But Unsuitable Today

December 7, 2017

Compliance Concepts

Report on FINRA Examination Findings

December 6, 2017

Compliance Concepts

Non-Traditional ETFs: A Primer

November 21, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

Firm Prohibited Sales of the Most Volatile Non-Traditional ETFs – But It Wasn’t Enough

November 21, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

‘Steepeners’: A Firm and its Brokers Embraced a Product They Didn’t Understand

November 10, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA Priorities: Quarterly Disciplinary Review, October 2017

October 31, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA (Finally) Sanctions Registered Principal for Failing to Supervise

October 23, 2017

Rules & Regulations

Sales Practice Obligations for Volatility-Linked ETPs - FINRA

October 20, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

Red Flags Indicate Speculative Purchases in Customer Accounts, But Firm Was Color Blind

August 4, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

FINRA ‘Double Stuf’ Sanctions Over Sales of Unsuitable Non-Traditional ETFs

July 31, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

Broker Barred After ‘Falling Off the Wagon’ with Undisclosed Private Securities

July 24, 2017

Regulatory Sanctions

Raymond James Apparently Fiddled While Broker Burned Elderly Customer Accounts

July 7, 2017

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