Did you suffer investment losses with MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors) (CRD# 163144) (SEC# 8-69068)?
Galvin Legal, PLLC is launching an investigation on behalf of investors who may have suffered losses investing with MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors). If you suffered losses investing with MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors), then Galvin Legal, PLLC may be able to help you recover your losses in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA“) arbitration claim.
As of September 9, 2020, MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors)’s FINRA BrokerCheck Report contains the following:
Main Office Location
37 WEST AVE
WAYNE, PA 19087
37 WEST AVE
WAYNE, PA 19087
Business Telephone Number
MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors)’s Direct Owners and Executive Officers
MCG SECURITIES HOLDINGS, LLC, OWNER
SMITH, KENNETH RICHARD (CRD#:2300203), MEMBER, PRINCIPAL, CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER, AMLCO, MUNI PRINCIPAL
KINZER, CAROL ANN (CRD#:4519471), FINOP / CFO
SHEVLAND, BRIAN C. (CRD#:4570496), CEO
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 MCG Securities (a/k/a Merion Capital Group, Strategic Wealth Management Advisors) 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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