Edmund Paul Murphy of Naples, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Robert W. Baird Co. Incorporated, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on October 22, 2021, in which the customer requested compensatory damages based upon allegations that Murphy made unsuitable recommendations with regard to the sale of mutual funds when Murphy…

Edward Robert Taliaferro of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a stockbroker formerly registered with J.J.B. Hillard W.L. Lyons LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $6,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Taliaferro made unsuitable recommendations with regard to the sale of equities when Taliaferro was associated…

Mark Fallon Kregor of Louisville, Kentucky, a stockbroker formerly registered with Robert W. Baird Co. Incorporated, has been permitted to resign as a stockbroker on July 15, 2021, following a disciplinary action brought by Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. Kregor was fined $32,000.00 and suspended by the Kentucky regulator from doing securities business in the…

Michael B. Barnett of Nashville Tennessee a stockbroker formerly registered with JJB Hilliard WL Lyons is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $130,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that the customer had been sold unsuitable Breitburn Energy investments and that a contract between the customer and Hilliard…

William S. Fedor Jr. of Tucson Arizona a stockbroker currently registered with Robert W. Baird Co. Incorporated is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on January 22, 2019 which was resolved for more than $10,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of Fedor failing to provide the customer with adequate information regarding the…

Michael Jason Collins of Chicago Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with Robert W. Baird Co. Incorporated has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for five months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Collins sold away from his securities broker dealer employer. Letter of Acceptance Waiver…

Jodie Ann LaMarre of Sarasota Florida is a stockbroker formerly registered with Robert W. Baird and Co. Incorporated who has been fined ten thousand dollars and suspended for one year from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that she made an unsuitable investment recommendation…

Multiple Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member broker dealers, including Robert W. Baird & Co, Inc., BB&T Securities, LLC., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., Fifth Third Securities, Inc., and PNC Investments LLC, were recently censured and ordered to pay restitution to customers after consenting to findings that the firms’ overcharged customers in mutual funds purchases, and…