Tribal Capital Markets, LLC. a/k/a Blue Capital Securities, Inc. – CMO Risk Disclosure – Boca Raton, Florida FINRA Arbitration Attorney:
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August 2015 Disciplinary and Other FINRA Actions:
Tribal Capital Markets, LLC aka Blue Capital Securities, Inc. (CRD #38901, New York, New York) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $50,000. Without admitting or denying the findings, the firm consented to the sanctions and to the entry of findings that in connection with selling collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), it provided marketing materials for a proposed CMO transaction to customers that failed to adequately disclose and present a balanced discussion of certain risks involved in the transaction. The findings stated that the firm failed to provide required CMO educational materials prior to its sales of CMOs to retail customers. The findings also stated that the firm violated books and records rules in connection with its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and CMO business, in that its order memoranda transactions were incomplete or contained inaccuracies. Order tickets failed to identify the registered representative who entered the order, contained inaccurate order execution times, and were marked as unsolicited when that was not the case. The findings also included that the firm violated FINRA’s TRACE rules in connection with its MBS and CMO business. The firm failed to report transactions, failed to report transactions within 15 minutes of the execution time, and failed to accurately report times of order receipt, order entry and order execution for transactions in TRACE-eligible securitized products to TRACE. To review the complete release, please follow the above link.
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