Each state has its own securities laws. The following are selected sections of the Delaware securities laws that are generally applicable in FINRA arbitrations.
(b) Broker-Dealers. For the purposes of 6 Del. C. §7316(a)(7), dishonest or unethical practices by a broker-dealer shall include, but not be limited to, the following conduct:
(2) Inducing trading in a customer’s account that is excessive in size or frequency in view of the customer’s investment objective, level of sophistication in investments, and financial situation and needs;
(3) Recommending a transaction without reasonable grounds to believe that such transaction is suitable for the customer in light of the customer’s investment objective, level of sophistication in investments, financial situation and needs, and any other information material to the investment;
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