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FINRA Releases 2023 Report on Its Examination and Risk Monitoring Program

Posted on January 26th, 2023 at 3:39 PM
FINRA Releases 2023 Report on Its Examination and Risk Monitoring Program

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its 2023 Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program.

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FINRA Expands Enforcement Priorities For 2023

Posted on January 23rd, 2023 at 1:08 PM
FINRA Expands Enforcement Priorities For 2023

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has announced a plan to expand its enforcement priorities in 2023 to include new areas of focus. 

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FINRA Proposes Changes To Arbitration Selection Process

Posted on January 12th, 2023 at 3:38 PM
FINRA Proposes Changes To Arbitration Selection Process

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has proposed rule changes to “enhance the transparency of the arbitrator selection” and other alterations aimed to improving its dispute resolution services. 

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FINRA Penalizes Center Street Securities Over Improper GPB Private Placement Sales

Posted on January 11th, 2023 at 1:41 PM
FINRA Penalizes Center Street Securities Over Improper GPB Private Placement Sales

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has imposed a fine on Center Street Securities after the financial advisory firm improperly sold GPB private placements. 

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FINRA Penalizes Morgan Stanley For Shortchanging Clients $800,000 In Fund Fee Rebates

Posted on January 10th, 2023 at 1:08 PM
FINRA Penalizes Morgan Stanley For Shortchanging Clients $800,000 In Fund Fee Rebates

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $802,000 in restitution to clients after a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation found that the firm’s supervisory system had shortchanged some clients on mutual fund fee rebates between 2015 and 2021.

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FINRA Settles With Coastal Equities Over Improper GPB Private Placement Sales

Posted on January 6th, 2023 at 12:54 PM
FINRA Settles With Coastal Equities Over Improper GPB Private Placement Sales

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has agreed to a $418,000 settlement with Coastal Equities over sales in 2018 of GPB private placements. 

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FINRA Alters Remote Inspection Proposal to Satisfy Critics

Posted on January 3rd, 2023 at 1:02 PM
FINRA Alters Remote Inspection Proposal to Satisfy Critics

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has amended its proposal to permit financial advisory firms to conduct their internal inspections remotely beyond year-end 2023 to satisfy state regulators and investor advocates. 

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FINRA Fines Edward Jones $1.1 Million For Mishandling Phone Records

Posted on January 2nd, 2023 at 3:01 PM
FINRA Fines Edward Jones $1.1 Million For Mishandling Phone Records

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a $1.1 million fine to Edward Jones for allegedly mishandling phone records that FINRA was seeking. 

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FINRA Fines LPL $150,000 For Failing to Detect Advisor’s Ponzi Scheme

Posted on December 21st, 2022 at 1:33 PM
FINRA Fines LPL $150,000 For Failing to Detect Advisor’s Ponzi Scheme

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined LPL Financial $150,000 for failing to adequately supervise an advisor who later was found to have perpetuated a Ponzi scheme. 

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FINRA Issues $1.3 Million Penalty To Advisor Group Over Private Placement Sales

Posted on December 15th, 2022 at 3:32 PM
FINRA Issues $1.3 Million Penalty To Advisor Group Over Private Placement Sales

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a $1.3 million fine to the four Advisor Group firms, FSC Securities, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial Services, for selling private placements issued by GPB Capital Holdings.

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