October 1, 2012 Comments (0) Blog, Securities Fraud

Sanders Morris Harris fined by FINRA

(Last Updated On: July 17, 2015)

Sanders Morris Harris, Inc. (CRD #20580, Houston, Texas) recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which the firm was censured and fined $75,000. Without admitting or denying the findings, the firm consented to the described sanctions and to the entry of findings that firm registered representatives distributed nine pieces of hedge fund advertising material to retail customers that failed to disclose risks associated with investing in hedge funds, contained charts or graphs that were unclear and omitted material information, contained misleading statements that were promissory of positive future returns, implied that negative returns could be avoided and/or implied that past performance is indicative of future positive returns.

The findings also stated that the firm distributed two of the subject advertising pieces to retail customers without principal review.

This information which is publicly available on FINRA’s website has been provided by The White Law Group, LLC.

If you have questions about investments you made with Sanders Morris Harris, Inc., the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help.  To speak with a securities attorney, please call the firm’s Chicago office at 312/238-9650.

The White Law Group, LLC is a national securities fraud, securities arbitration, investor protection, and securities regulation/compliance law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Boca Raton, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, please visit our website at http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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