June 23, 2015- New York
A FINRA arbitration panel ordered BNP Paribas Securities Corp. to pay a former customer over $16 million dollars for the sale and marketing of an unsuitable investment in a Resetable Strike Option Transaction. The arbitration was nearly record setting in that it took 186 sessions over 95 days of hearing. Ontonimo Ltd. vs. BNP Paribas Securities Corp. , FINRA Case #10-4744.
The customer had lost their entire investment of $14.3 million, which represented over 60% of their investable assets.
Brokers have a duty to recommend investments that are suitable for the investor, taking into account age, health and level of financial sophistication. Over concentrating a portfolio in an unsuitable investment is an all too common abuse.
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