On pace to far exceed this year the number of fines and disciplinary actions against financial advisers it imposed last year.
FINRA’s proposed 25% increase in the fees that it collects from financial service firms may become a reality within the next few months.
FINRA suitability recommendations for brokerages are coming into effect July 9.
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After hearing both sides, a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority panel recently denied all claims made by the estate that was seeking more than $2 million against an investment adviser that worked for a broker-dealer acquired by SECU Brokerage Services Inc.
After weighing the evidence, a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration panel recently denied all claims against SECU Brokerage Services Inc. in an estate dispute.
The article about credit unions’ future investment options ("Natural Person CUs Plunge Into DIY Investing," Feb. 9 issue) correctly asks, "Who can you trust?" To a large degree, credit unions are currently placing their trust in firms, such as brokers, whose economic interests are contrary to their own.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority may have a hard time deciding whether a defunct credit union-owned brokerage firm
In a case involving an alleged failed real estate transaction through a defunct credit union broker-dealer, LPL Financial Corp., the company that acquired the firm, said it was dismissed from the claim.
On Feb. 21, a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority panel will hear the matter between SECU Brokerage, LPL Financial Corp. an investment adviser and a trust that claims its deceased client suffered losses after an alleged failed real estate investment.