Tagged with "Morgan Stanley"

Morgan Stanley Seeks to Stop Two Departing Advisors from Transferring Inherited Accounts

Posted on May 9th, 2022 at 2:59 PM
Morgan Stanley Seeks to Stop Two Departing Advisors from Transferring Inherited Accounts

Morgan Stanley is seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) in an effort to block two of its former New-Jersey based advisors from soliciting clients whom they inherited via the firm’s Former Advisor Program (FAP).

 
 

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SEC Accuses Former Morgan Stanley Advisor of Conducting a Ponzi Scheme

Posted on April 27th, 2022 at 1:05 PM
SEC Accuses Former Morgan Stanley Advisor of Conducting a Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused a former Morgan Stanley advisor of using client funds to cover personal expenses including a Tesla vehicle, credit card bills and cash transfers.

 
 

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FINRA Suspends Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Who Circumvented Sales Limits

Posted on April 19th, 2022 at 1:36 PM
FINRA Suspends Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Who Circumvented Sales Limits

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has imposed a $15,000 fine and 20-month suspension on a former Morgan Stanley advisor who allegedly falsified client information in order to circumvent sales restrictions on volatile fixed income investments.

 
 
 

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Three Morgan Stanley Advisors Clear Records of Back-Office Mistake

Posted on April 11th, 2022 at 1:08 PM
Three Morgan Stanley Advisors Clear Records of Back-Office Mistake

A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel has expunged the records of three advisors who are part of a large Morgan Stanley team. The disclosure had related to their purported liability for a customer complaint pertaining to a back-office mistake over a misvalued stock certificate.

 
 

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Former Citibank Advisor Agrees To Non-Solicit Ban After Departing Morgan Stanley

Posted on April 5th, 2022 at 2:06 PM
Former Citibank Advisor Agrees To Non-Solicit Ban After Departing Morgan Stanley

A former New York-based Citigroup advisor has agreed to a client solicitation ban after recently departing Citigroup to join Morgan Stanley.

 
 
 

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Morgan Stanley Hit With Another Deferred Compensation Claim

Posted on March 29th, 2022 at 12:18 PM
Morgan Stanley Hit With Another Deferred Compensation Claim

Morgan Stanley’s legal woes over its withholding of deferred compensation from brokers who leave for another firm are multiplying. Attorney James Eccleston stressed that a threat still persists in the federal proposed class action that Morgan Stanley will persuade the court to compel the plaintiffs to arbitrate.

 
 
 
 
 

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Recent Morgan Stanley Recruiting Video Directly Criticizes Merrill Lynch

Posted on March 11th, 2022 at 2:27 PM
Recent Morgan Stanley Recruiting Video Directly Criticizes Merrill Lynch

A recently-produced Morgan Stanley recruiting video that managers can use to convince potential recruits to join the firm directly criticizes its rival, Merrill Lynch.

 

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FINRA Bars Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Facing Millions in Claims from Pro Athletes

Posted on February 14th, 2022 at 12:00 PM
FINRA Bars Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Facing Millions in Claims from Pro Athletes

A former Morgan Stanley advisor has been barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) after receiving numerous complaints from his former professional athlete clients, including former basketball star Chandler Parsons.

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Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Settles FINRA Charge Over Inherited Account Coding

Posted on February 7th, 2022 at 11:22 AM
Former Morgan Stanley Advisor Settles FINRA Charge Over Inherited Account Coding

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a 10-day suspension and a $2,500 fine against another former Morgan Stanley advisor over an alleged miscoding of trades on inherited accounts.

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Morgan Stanley Advisor Resigns Over Shared Account Credits

Posted on December 20th, 2021 at 1:50 PM
Morgan Stanley Advisor Resigns Over Shared Account Credits

A former Indiana-based Morgan Stanley advisor has resigned amidst the firm’s year-long probe into advisors who purportedly miscoded production numbers on shared accounts.

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