Each state has its own securities laws. The following are selected sections of the North Dakota securities laws that are generally applicable in FINRA arbitrations.
73-02-09-02. Unethical practices of dealers. The purpose of this section is
to identify practices in the securities business which are dishonest or unethical. The following must be deemed “dishonest or unethical practices” by any person other
than a sales agent, as used in North Dakota Century Code section 10-04-11. This
section is not intended to be all inclusive, and thus, acts or practices not enumerated herein may also be deemed dishonest or unethical.
2. Inducing trading in a customer’s account which is excessive in size
or frequency in view of the financial resources and character of the
3. Recommending to a customer the purchase, sale, or exchange of any
securities without reasonable grounds to believe that such transaction
or recommendation is suitable for the customer based upon reasonable
inquiry concerning the customer’s investment objectives, financial
situation and needs, and any other relevant information known by the
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