Articles Posted in Broker Discipline

Laidlaw Broker Chris Harrington Fined For Unsuitable Trading
Banks Law Office

On July 7, 2023, an AWC (Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent) was issued against Laidlaw broker Christopher Harrington, resulting in a deferred fine of $11,500 and a suspension from being a broker for nine months. Harrington consented to these sanctions without admitting or denying the findings, which revealed that he engaged in misconduct that harmed a…

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SW Financial Expelled by FINRA
Banks Law Office, P.C. Team

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is an organization dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. On May 12th, 2023 FINRA announced that SW Financial had been expelled from its membership for multiple violations. The violations include making misrepresentations to customers about its sales of private placement offerings of pre-initial public offering (pre-IPO) securities, churning customer accounts,…

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