Tagged with "Wells Fargo"

Wells Fargo Ordered To Pay Former Credit Suisse Advisor Nearly a Million Dollars

Posted on June 3rd, 2022 at 1:36 PM
Wells Fargo Ordered To Pay Former Credit Suisse Advisor Nearly a Million Dollars

A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel has ordered Wells Fargo to pay $987,300 in compensatory damages to a former Credit Suisse advisor for aiding and abetting Credit Suisse.

 
 
 

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Wells Fargo Agrees To $32.5 Million Settlement In 401(k) Lawsuit

Posted on April 12th, 2022 at 12:20 PM
Wells Fargo Agrees To $32.5 Million Settlement In 401(k) Lawsuit

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged the firm violated provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

 
 
 

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FINRA Suspends Former Wells Fargo Advisor Over Dead-Man-Trading Violation

Posted on April 7th, 2022 at 2:16 PM
FINRA Suspends Former Wells Fargo Advisor Over Dead-Man-Trading Violation

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has suspended a former Wells Fargo advisor for allegedly completing several trades on behalf of a client without obtaining consent.

 
 

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UBS Seeks TRO Against Wells Fargo Team Who Sent Video Message to Clients

Posted on March 30th, 2022 at 2:23 PM
UBS Seeks TRO Against Wells Fargo Team Who Sent Video Message to Clients

UBS Wealth Management is seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) against two former advisors who recently joined Wells Fargo and allegedly sent a video message to solicit their former clients.

 
 

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Wells Fargo Announces That Labor Department Is Investigating Its 401(k) Plan

Posted on March 2nd, 2022 at 12:33 PM
Wells Fargo Announces That Labor Department Is Investigating Its 401(k) Plan

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and other federal agencies are probing Wells Fargo & Co.’s 401(k) plan, according to the firm’s most recent SEC 10-k regulatory filing.

 
 

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FINRA Criticized Over Alleged Rigging Of Arbitration Matters Involving Wells Fargo

Posted on February 21st, 2022 at 12:09 PM
FINRA Criticized Over Alleged Rigging Of Arbitration Matters Involving Wells Fargo

Senate and House lawmakers have criticized the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution over the fairness of its arbitration system after a judge recently determined that a FINRA arbitration panel was biased against an investor claimant in 2019.

 
 
 

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Judge Vacates Arbitration Award, Condemning Wells Fargo, Attorney and FINRA

Posted on February 8th, 2022 at 2:42 PM
Judge Vacates Arbitration Award, Condemning Wells Fargo, Attorney and FINRA

A Georgia Superior Court judge has vacated an arbitration award that Wells Fargo had obtained nearly 3 years ago involving a client who sued the firm for mismanaging his account and, in doing so, has rocked the industry with sweeping, serious allegations of misconduct and conspiracy.

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Wells Fargo Divisional Head Vanderveen Steps Down

Posted on January 7th, 2022 at 12:23 PM
Wells Fargo Divisional Head Vanderveen Steps Down

One of eight regional directors monitoring Wells Fargo Advisors’ private client group departed the firm last week after a leave of absence that lasted several weeks.

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FINRA Suspends Former Wells Fargo Advisor Over $600,000 Bequest

Posted on December 31st, 2021 at 1:14 PM
FINRA Suspends Former Wells Fargo Advisor Over $600,000 Bequest

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has levied a 15-month suspension and $20,000 fine on a former Wells Fargo advisor, Gary Wells, for allegedly violating firm and industry policies intended to prohibit potential client conflicts.

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UBS, Wells, Other Firms Ordered To Pay $9.5 Million After 529 Savings Plan Sweep

Posted on December 28th, 2021 at 1:10 PM
UBS, Wells, Other Firms Ordered To Pay $9.5 Million After 529 Savings Plan Sweep

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) agreed to a settlement with at least five investment advisory firms including UBS Wealth Management, Wells Fargo, LPL Financial and MML Investor Services for nearly $9.5 million regarding college savings plan sales violations.

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