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21449 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Professional Discipline; Disclosure to Clients
Matter Type(s): Other Professional Discipline; FINRA Arbitration
Decision Date: 04/04/2008
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification should be certified when he had been the subject of a hearing and discipline by the New York Stock Exchange.

22271 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Competency; Other Ethics
Matter Type(s): CFP Board
Decision Date: 11/07/2008
Summary: Whether a registrant provided sufficient evidence to prove by clear and convincing evidence that his CFP® certification should be reinstated following a suspension of one year and one day.

22380 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Bankruptcy; Fitness
Matter Type(s): Criminal Court; Civil Court
Decision Date: 08/10/2009
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when she had filed for bankruptcy within five years prior to submitting her Initial Certification Application.

22720 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Fitness; Bankruptcy
Matter Type(s): Civil Court
Decision Date: 08/10/2009
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when he had filed for bankruptcy within five years prior to submitting his Initial Certification Application.

22753 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Bankruptcy; Fitness
Matter Type(s): Client Dissatisfaction; Civil Court
Decision Date: 08/10/2009
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when he filed for bankruptcy within five years prior to submitting an Initial Certification Application.

23012 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Previous Discipline
Matter Type(s): Professionalism
Decision Date: 03/26/2010
Summary: Whether a CFP® professional who had been suspended from using the CFP® certification marks provided sufficient evidence to obtain reinstatement.

24716 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Fiduciary Duty; Diligence; Revocation of a Financial Professional License; Fraud Related to Professional Activity; Employer Policy Violation; Professional Discipline; Misrepresentation
Matter Type(s): FINRA Discipline
Decision Date: 08/11/2010
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP ® certification (“Respondent”) could be certified when he was suspended from association with any member of the National Association of Securities Dealers (“NASD”, now known as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or “FINRA”) in any capacity for five months in 2003 and issued a Desist and Refrain Order by the State Department of Corporations.

25970 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Felony-Non-Violent Crime; Fitness
Matter Type(s): Civil Court; Criminal Court
Decision Date: 10/20/2011
Summary: Whether a registrant for CFP® certification (“Respondent”) could be certified when he was convicted of three felony counts of attempted gross sexual imposition and one felony count of gross sexual imposition within five years of applying for certification.

26834 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Bankruptcy
Matter Type(s): FINRA Arbitration; Civil Court; Other Professional Discipline
Decision Date: 11/28/2011
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification ("Respondent") could be certified when he filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy less than five years prior to applying for certification.

26941 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Fitness; Bankruptcy
Matter Type(s): Civil Court
Decision Date: 11/28/2011
Summary: Whether a registrant for CFP® certification ("Respondent") could be certified when he filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy less than five years prior to applying for CFP® certification.

27079 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Matter Type(s): CFP Board
Decision Date: 11/28/2011
Summary: Whether an applicant for legal reinstatement of his CFP® certification ("Respondent") proved to the Hearing Panel by clear and convincing evidence that: 1) he maintained competence and learning in the area of financial planning during the suspension period; 2) his conduct since his August 2010 suspension had been exemplary and beyond reproach; 3) he made restitution or settled all claims from persons injured or harmed by his misconduct, or provided a satisfactory explanation of his failure to do so; 4) he provided documentary evidence of all his business activities during the suspension period; 5) he is fit to use the CFP® marks; and 6) he completed all required forms, paid all required fees and reported the required continuing education hours.

28212 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Misdemeanor; Fitness; DUI/DWI
Matter Type(s): Criminal Court
Decision Date: 03/29/2013
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification (“Respondent”) could be certified when was convicted for Driving While Impaired (“DWI”) in 2005, 2006 and 2009.

28264 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Matter Type(s): Other Professional Discipline
Decision Date: 12/06/2013
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification (“Respondent”) could be certified when he: 1) was suspended by the Insurance Division of State 1 for 30 days in November 2010 for making an unsuitable insurance recommendation to clients; and 2) failed to notify CFP Board of the State 1 suspension within 30 calendar days after he received notification of the suspension.

30692 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Revocation
Keyword(s): Failure-to-Disclose; Due-Diligence; Failure-to-Disclose-to-Firm; Outside Business Activity
Standard(s) Violated: Article Article-3(e)-3(d); 5.1; 4.4; 4.3; 4.2
Matter Type(s): Failure to Disclose to CFP Board; FINRA Regulatory Action; FINRA Discipline
Decision Date: 06/01/2018
Summary:

Whether a CFP® professional (“Respondent”) violated CFP Board’s Standards of Professional Conduct when he: (1) engaged in an undisclosed outside business activity; (2) failed to perform due diligence in connection with the outside business activity, leading to a bar by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”); and (3) failed to disclose his FINRA bar to CFP Board.


28516 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Bankruptcy; Fitness
Matter Type(s): Civil Court
Decision Date: 08/09/2013
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification (“Respondent”) could be certified when he disclosed on his Reinstatement Application that he filed a second Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in 2009 (“2009 Bankruptcy”).

29473 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Professional Discipline; Unauthorized Use of the Marks; Outside Business Activity; Judgment Lien; Unauthorized Transaction; Employer Policy Violation
Matter Type(s): Other Professional Discipline; FINRA Arbitration
Decision Date: 08/05/2016
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when he: 1) invested personal in an outside investment without obtaining prior approval from his firm; 2) referred former clients to, and facilitated investments in, the same outside investment; 3) wilfully failed to amend his Form U4 to report three unsatisfied tax liens; 4) falsely certified to his firm on several occasions that he had complied with his obligation to timely update his Form U4 regarding unsatisfied tax liens; 5) consented to a one-year suspension by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA” formerly known as the National Association of Securities Dealers or “NASD”) due to the aforementioned conduct; and 6) used the CFP® marks when he was not authorized to do so.

29667 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): Securities Laws Violation; Failure to Cooperate with Staff
Matter Type(s): Regulatory Action
Decision Date: 08/05/2016
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when she: 1) operated a place of business in State without disclosing the address to the State Securities Division and by not filing a uniform branch office registration form reflecting the additional business location; 2) failed to maintain accurate and complete financial statements and audit working papers related to her investment advisory business; 3) failed to cooperate with CFP Board’s investigation of her conduct; and 4) used the CFP® marks when she was not authorized to do so.

30000 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Keyword(s): DUI/DWI; Fitness
Matter Type(s): Criminal; Regulatory Action
Decision Date: 03/25/2016
Summary: Whether a candidate for CFP® certification could be certified when he was the subject of a 2014 criminal misdemeanor conviction for Disorderly Conduct, a 2015 State 1 Insurance Department (“State 1”) Order of Denial, a 2014 State 2 Department of Insurance (“State 2”) Issuance of Restricted License, a 2008 criminal misdemeanor conviction for Minor Consuming Alcohol, a 2009 criminal misdemeanor conviction for Underage Consumption, a 2011 criminal misdemeanor conviction for Underage Consumption and a 2014 criminal misdemeanor conviction for Careless Driving.

30241 – Anonymous Case History
Decision: Denied Petition
Matter Type(s): Other
Decision Date: 08/05/2016
Summary: Whether a petitioner, who had his right to use the CFP® certification suspended for a period of two years (“Respondent”), has proven by clear and convincing that he has been rehabilitated, has complied with all applicable disciplinary orders and provisions of CFP Board’s Disciplinary Rules, and that he is fit to use the CFP® marks.

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