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What Does a Securities Lawyer Do?

Mark J. Astarita, Esq. is a nationally recognized securities attorney, representing clients in securities investigations, arbitrations and litigation matters across the country. You can contact him at 212-509-6544 or by email at mja@sallahlaw.com While securities law is itself a specialized field of law, there is more than one type of […]

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What is FINRA

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Association, is the successor to the National Association of Securities Dealers and is authorized by Congress to regulate and oversee the broker-dealer industry, insuring that it operates fairly and honestly. It oversees over 4,000 brokerage firms and more than 600,000 brokers across the country—and analyzes […]

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Wells Fargo Gets Fined…Again

What happened to Wells Fargo? Fine after fine. Our colleagues from Wachovia who are still there must be shaking their heads. This fine is for the same violation that Wells Fargo was fined for in 2016. FINRA Fines Wells Fargo $2.25M Over Handling of Client Data

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FINRA Enforcement

According to FINRA’s public statements, one of its top priorities is enforcement of its rules, as well as the federal securities laws. FINRA investigates activity which is believes may indicate a securities law violation, and files disciplinary proceedings against firms and their associated persons to address such violations. A FINRA […]