South Florida Broker/Dealer and/or Account Executive Negligent Supervision, Selling Away and Unapproved Outside Business Activity FINRA Arbitration, Litigation and Probate Estate Attorney.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is a self-regulatory authority assigned the responsibility, by the Securities and Exchange Commission, to license, regulate and discipline securities broker/dealers and their employees, including account executives. In the event that FINRA elects to institute an enforcement action, firms and licensed individuals have the responsibility to reflect such action on their U-4 and/or U-5 filings, which can be viewed on the FINRA website under the broker-check section of the site or by viewing the monthly disciplinary information also provided on the FINRA site.
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January 2014 Disciplinary and Other FINRA Actions:
Rinnie KF Chan (CRD #4225956, Registered Representative, Edison, New Jersey) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Wavier and Consent in which she was fined $5,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for one month. The fine must be paid either immediately upon Chan’s reassociation with a FINRA member firm following her suspension, or prior to the filing of any application or request for relief from any statutory disqualification, whichever is earlier. Without admitting or denying the findings, Chan consented to the described sanctions and to the entry of findings that she sold fixed life insurance policies issued by a non-member firm-affiliated insurance company for which she was compensated approximately $69,000 in commissions. The findings stated that Chan did not submit the applications through the firm’s Enterprise General Agency or declare the sales to the firm as an outside business activity. In her annual attestation, Chan falsely certified to the firm that she had not been engaged in any outside business activities, except for those previously disclosed. FINRA Case No. 2011030533101
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