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Finra bars Wells Fargo broker who ran Miami nightclub
Aaron Parthemer, left, a Wells Fargo adviser for a number of NFL and NBA players, allegedly ran a hip hop dance club in South Beach without telling his employer.
How advisers can avoid Finra scrutiny over personal liens, judgments, or bankruptcies
While disclosures of negative personal financial events are not pleasant, the consequences of not making them can be severe.
Finra board approves changes to public communication rules
Broker-dealer regulator says parts of communications rules that would be excised include the filing of generic investment company material and shareholder reports.
SEC panel calls for a single database to run background checks on all financial professionals
The agency's Investor Advisory Committee recommends making it easier for investors to track securities violations by advisers and brokers, regardless of who regulates them.
Tony Thompson barred from securities industry
The regulator said he misrepresented $50 million private offering that later went into default
Finra arbitration panel awards investor $1.3 million from ex-Stifel broker
A Finra arbitration panel has awarded $1.3 million in damages to a Mississippi investor over the handling of her finances by a former broker for Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc.In a case filed in August 2012, Tracy Noble Gilbert accused broker Lanis Dale Noble, then with Stifel, of churning and breach of
Finra fines three firms for lapses on consolidated reports
Processes must be in place to supervise the compilation of a client's entire financial life in one document.
March Mayhem Final Results
The final round is over. Here are the results.Final Round 1 38%Bill Gross speaks out on Pimco exit vs. 2 62%Schorsch discloses serious accounting errors; CFO out
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Round 4 is over. Please click here for Round 5 of March Mayhem!On the Move VS. News You Can Use 1 54%Bill Gross speaks out on Pimco exit vs. 2 46%Supreme Court suit to shake up retirement plan advisers Water Cooler VS. Breaking News 1 39%Morgan Stanley's Hunger Games-inspired video vs. 2
March Mayhem Round Five
Vote on which story is bigger: Bill Gross discussing his Pimco departure, or Schorsch's American Realty Capital's accounting errors
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March Mayhem Results Round Three
Round 3 is over. Please click here for Round 4 of March Mayhem!On the Move 1 68%Bill Gross speaks out on Pimco exit vs. 2 32%Merrill asks $2.5 billion team to leave News You Can Use 4 26%Publication of Robin Williams' trusts highlights privacy concerns vs. 2 74%Supreme Court suit to shake up
New York City official wants to make brokers say: 'I am not a fiduciary'
Advice industry mixed on the push for a New York bill to clearly distinguish advisers from brokers.
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