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Iowa Securities Arbitration Attorneys Who Represents Investors

We are top rated securities arbitration attorneys and highly ranked lawyers by our peers in Martindale Hubble and Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers who represent investors in securities arbitrations conducted by the Financial Industry Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (AAA) and JAMS alternative dispute resolution forums serving Iowa investors. This state has thousands of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices. With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisor offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to engage in all kinds of stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Iowa securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms’ policies and procedures.

For example, Frank John Tarazon, a former broker at Des Moines, Iowa based ING Financial Partners, Inc., submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he agreed to the described penalties and to the entry of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) findings that he borrowed a total of $368,692 from an elderly customer contrary to his member firm’s policies and procedures, which barred registered representatives from borrowing money from customers, except from immediate family members. FINRA found that Mr. Tarazon never requested permission to borrow funds from the customer, and the firm was without knowledge of the customer’s loans to Mr. Tarazon. FINRA’s findings also stated that Mr. Tarazon maintained or had a financial interest in brokerage accounts held outside his member firm and did not provide the firm with written notice of these accounts or receive the firm’s prior approval to open or hold an interest in the accounts. Further, FINRA found that Mr. Tarazon was designated as a successor trustee to the customer’s trust and as a beneficiary to that trust. Mr. Tarazon’s firm’s policies and procedures barred registered representatives from being named as a beneficiary on an account or from acting in the capacity of a guardianship, conservator, trustee, power of attorney, or any similar type of relationship on behalf of any unrelated person without the firm’s written approval. This prohibition included acting as a beneficiary of a trust or estate. According to FINRA, during his firm’s annual inspections, Mr. Tarazon falsely stated to his supervisor that he had no undisclosed outside brokerage accounts. Mr. Tarazon also falsely stated on annual business questionnaires that he was not named as a trustee or beneficiary of a customer’s trust.

Mr. Tarazon of Oxnard, California was fined $20,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for six months. The fine must be paid either immediately upon Mr. Tarazon’s re-association with a FINRA member firm following his suspension, or prior to the filing of any application or request for relief from any statutory disqualification, whichever is earlier. The suspension was effective from April 15, 2013 through October 14, 2013.

Experienced Securities Arbitration Lawyers Who Handle FINRA, AAA Or JAMS Arbitrations Throughout Iowa And Nationwide

Are you an Iowa investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts? Did your Iowa stockbroker or investment advisor, misrepresent facts, fail to disclose facts making the statements made false and misleading, recommend unsuitable investments or strategies, excessively trade or churn or otherwise mismanage your investment account? Depending upon the terms of your arbitration agreement you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly-rated and nationally recognized FINRA, AAA or JAMS arbitration securities law attorney—an attorney who knows the FINRA, AAA or JAMS rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA, AAA or JAMS arbitration cases and other complex legal issues.

By hiring a top rated attorney like Robert Wayne Pearce with over 40 years of experience practicing securities law on both sides of the table in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings, you will clearly see that Attorney Pearce doesn’t just handle cases—he aggressively represents investors and is one of the best securities arbitration attorney to recover your investment losses for all types of stockbroker misconduct in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings!

At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., we represent investors in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration and mediation proceedings. We handle a wide range of practice areas such as fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, failure to supervise, and unsuitable recommendations. Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Iowa, and across the United States on a CONTINGENCY FEE basis, which means you pay nothing - NO FEES-NO COSTS - unless we put money in your pocket after receiving a settlement or FINRA arbitration award.

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Free Initial Consultation With An Experienced FINRA, AAA and JAMS Securities Arbitration Attorneys Serving Iowa Residents

The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. are highly experienced lawyers who successfully handle securities law matters and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration proceedings, and who work tirelessly to secure the best possible result for you and your case. For dedicated representation by an attorney with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities law and investment disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitrations serving Iowa citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

Client Reviews
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Robert Pearce is part of that unusual breed of lawyers that are able to create empathy with clients and thoroughly adopt their cause. No half efforts here. He and his group of professionals are outstanding strategists that can execute with precise fervor and unyielding determination. Theirs is a huge wave of facts, research, precedents and preparation, that has impressed me in its thoroughness and creativity, and most importantly with the results. No stone goes unturned and no effort is ever spared. In my book, he and they are those of a very rare kind that one wants to keep for a very long time. Ramon F.
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This law firm is the real deal. We were so lucky that they took our case as they have so much experience in securities and all the wrongdoing that happens in these investment companies where they mislead you and your money (as in our case) into schemes that are not what you think they are. Mr. Robert Pearce is one of the best lawyers around, a truly professional who will fight for you and will tell you as it is all the time. Astrid M.
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Mr. Pearce is a great professional and attorney. He led me through every step of the process in a clear, direct and straightforward manner. I highly recommend him as a securities attorney. Rey S.
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Just like the song from HAMILTON, it's so nice to have Bob Pearce on your side. He is the consumate plaintiff's lawyer: smart. dedicated, fully able to try a case but a great negotiator in a mediation. He did a wonderful job for us, fully supporting us through the process and more than holding his own against a large national law firm. Maurice Z.
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No lawyer except Bob said I had a chance of winning. When Ubs lawyers laughingly offered me zero to settle the dispute, Bob became even more determined to prove everybody wrong. Bob was extremely prepared, and always a step ahead of the opposing attorneys throughout the arbitration. In the end, Bob and I had the last laugh when the arbitrators awarded me almost 6 million dollars. J. Blanco