Series 62

By Jeff Van Blarcom AAA

Recommendations Professional Conduct And Taxation - Private Securities Transactions

A registered representative may not engage in any private securities transactions without first obtaining the broker dealer’s prior approval. The registered representative must provide the employing firm with all documentation regarding the investment and the proposed transaction. An example of a private securities transaction would be if a representative helped a start-up business raise money through a private placement. If the representative is going to receive compensation, the employing member firm must supervise the transaction as if the firm itself executed the transaction. If a representative sells investment products that the employing member does not conduct business in, without the member’s knowledge, then the representative has committed a violation known as selling away.



Customer Complaints

You May Also Like

Related Articles
  1. Investing

    How does FINRA differ from the SEC?

  2. Professionals

    Series 99

  3. Professionals

    Series 24

  4. Professionals

    Becoming A Registered Investment Advisor

  5. Professionals

    I have a CFA designation. Do I qualify ...

Trading Center