Did you suffer investment losses with B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities) (CRD# 2543) (SEC# 801-67275, 8-31206)?
Galvin Legal, PLLC is launching an investigation on behalf of investors who may have suffered losses investing with B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities). If you suffered losses investing with B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities), then Galvin Legal, PLLC may be able to help you recover your losses in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA“) arbitration claim.
As of October 10, 2020, B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities)’s FINRA BrokerCheck Report contains the following:
17 Regulatory Event Disclosures
4 Arbitration Disclosures
1 Bond Disclosures
Main Office Location
40 SOUTH MAIN
MEMPHIS, TN 38103
40 SOUTH MAIN
MEMPHIS, TN 38103
Business Telephone Number
B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities)’s Direct Owners and Executive Officers
B. RILEY WEALTH MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS, INC., DIRECT OWNER
BONNEMA, STEPHEN JOSEPH (CRD#:2229865), CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
HASTINGS, CHARLES PETER (CRD#:4249390), CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
MARKUNAS, MICHAEL (CRD#:1832307), CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER
SWAIN, MARY ANN NELL (CRD#:6484916), CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
ZANONE, PHILIP RICHARD JR (CRD#:2135221), CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Due Diligence Requirement
FINRA requires broker-dealers to conduct due diligence on investments and to conduct a suitability analysis when recommending securities to a customer that takes into account the customer’s knowledge and experience. FINRA Rule 2111(a) states that “a member or an associated person must have a reasonable basis to believe that a recommended transaction or investment strategy involving a security or securities is suitable for the customer, based on the information obtained through the reasonable diligence of the member or associated person to ascertain the customer’s investment profile. A customer’s investment profile includes, but is not limited to, the customer’s age, other investments, financial situation and needs, tax status, investment objectives, investment experience, investment time horizon, liquidity needs, risk tolerance, and any other information the customer may disclose to the member or associated person in connection with such recommendation.”
Rule 2111 is composed of three main obligations: reasonable-basis suitability, customer-specific suitability, and quantitative suitability. Broker-Dealers that fail to conduct adequate due diligence on investments they recommend or that make unsuitable recommendations can be held responsible for the customer’s losses in a FINRA arbitration claim.
Request a Free Consultation with a Securities Attorney
If you suffered losses investing with B. Riley Wealth Management (a/k/a Wunderlich Securities) and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, then please call Galvin Legal, PLLC at 1-800-405-5117.
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