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Bert Takita Resigns from Equitable Advisors

Bert Takita (CRD #: 5852632) has been permitted to resign by Equitable Advisors. This is according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on November 15, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions about his conduct as a broker. 

On September 13, 2023, Bert Takita was permitted to resign while under investigation for failing to report outside business activities and an unsatisfied judgment. 

FINRA Rule 3270 – Outside Business and Selling Away

FINRA Rule 3270 requires brokers to inform their firm of any outside business activities or any investments sold away from the firm. The brokerage firm may prohibit the activity if the firm believes the proposed activity may compromise the broker’s duties. Firms may also require brokers to seek approval of any outside business.

Outside Businesses

Bert Takita has the following outside businesses on his detailed BrokerCheck record

  • NAIFA Honolulu 
  • REB Enterprises: Board member / officer/ director 
  • BETT Ventures LLC: Owner/ manager 
  • BETT Holdings: Owner/ Manager
  • BM Capital: Owner/ Manager 
  • Greenbuild Capital: Owner/Manager 
  • Fontaine Capital LLC: Owner/Manager 
  • JAB Enterprises: Owner/Manager – Organizes sales for solar photo voltaic installation 
  • Member of Cliffs Partners
  • “Various Outside Brokerage Companies”

Civil Lien 

On March 7, 2023, Bert Takita became the subject of a civil judgment for $289,800. 

Background Information 

Bert Takita has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 
  • Series 24 General Securities Principal Examination 

Kurta Law Can Help

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