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State of North Carolina Orders Dennis Lehman to Cease and Desist

Nov 4, 2022 Regulatory Action

Dennis Lehman (CRD #: 2019289), a broker registered with Royal Alliance Associates, was the subject of recent regulatory action, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 23, 2022. If you have questions about Dennis Lehman’s conduct as a broker, read on.

Regulatory Action by State of North Carolina

On June 24, 2022, the North Carolina Department of Secretary of State, Securities Division alleged that Dennis Lehman failed to comply with the registration requirements of the North Carolina Investment Advisers Act by conducting business in North Carolina as a federally-covered registered investment adviser without being registered.

The Department alleged that he violated 78C-16(a1) of the North Carolina Investment Advisers Act from February 2014 through June 2022.

North Carolina Investment Advisers Act

Section 78C-16(a1) of the North Carolina Investment Advisers Act prohibits individuals from conducting business as an investment adviser in the state without being registered.


Dennis Lehman was ordered to cease and desist, fined $2,500, and required to pay an additional $1,000 penalty.

Blue Sky Laws

Blue sky laws are regulations that govern the securities business in a particular state. These laws may define what qualifies as a security, what registration requirements brokers must meet, and ban fraudulent activities and practices.

Background Information

Dennis Lehman has passed the following exams:

  • Series 66 – Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 7 – General Securities Representative Examination
  • Series 6 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination

Dennis Lehman is a registered broker in 25 states and the District of Columbia. He is also a registered investment adviser in seven states.

He has also worked for the following firms:

  • NCA Financial Planners (CRD#:120086)
  • Pruco Securities (CRD#:5685)
  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America (CRD#:680)

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