Each state has its own securities laws. The following are selected sections of the Wisconsin securities laws that are generally applicable in FINRA arbitrations.
DFI−Sec 4.06 Prohibited conduct. (1) The following
are deemed “dishonest or unethical business practices” or “taking
unfair advantage of a customer” by a broker−dealer under s.
551.412 (4) (m), Stats., without limiting those terms to the practices
(b) Inducing trading in a customer’s account which is excessive
in size or frequency in view of the financial resources and
character of the account;
(c) 1. Recommending to a customer the purchase, sale or
exchange of any security without reasonable grounds to believe
that the recommendation is suitable for the customer on the basis
of information furnished by the customer after reasonable inquiry
concerning the customer’s investment objectives, financial situation
and needs, and any other information known by the broker−
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