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Responding to an 8210 Request

Responding to an 8210 Request

By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. FINRA Rule 8210 (Provision of Information and Testimony and Inspection and Copying of Books) gives FINRA the authority to request documents and testimony from firms, […]

Overview of the Securities Arbitration Process

Overview of the Securities Arbitration Process

Start to Finish, a complete Walk-through by veteran securities arbitration attorney Mark Astarita. Nationally known securities attorney Mark Astarita has represented broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, investment partnerships, individual brokers […]

Markups, Markdowns

Markups, Markdowns

In recent years, markups have become a growing concern for regulators, and brokerage firm markup policies and procedures have come under increasing scrutiny from the SEC and the NASD. Essentially, […]