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Antonio Bestard Barred By FINRA

Mar 15, 2022 Barred Broker

Antonio Bestard (CRD #: 5709439), a broker formerly registered with Edward Jones, is the subject of a regulatory action. This is according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on March 2, 2022.

On November 16, 2021, Antonio Bestard was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). This followed allegations that Antonio Bestard failed to respond to FINRA requests for information. FINRA Rule 8210 states that FINRA has the right to require a broker to testify with respect to any matter involved in an investigation or a complaint. Following the suspension, Antonio Bestard failed to request termination of his suspension within three months. As a result, the suspension converted to a bar.

Background Information

Antonio Bestard has passed the following exams:

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination

He has worked with the following firms:

  • Edward Jones (CRD #: 250)
  • Morgan Stanley (CRD #: 149777)
  • Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (CRD #: 7691)
  • Berkeley Capital Securities (CRD #: 139982)

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