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Gino Rahman Subject of Outside Business Allegations

Gino Rahman (CRD #: 2478187), a broker registered with L.M. Kohn & Company, was fired from Merrill Lynch. This is according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on November 13, 2023. Investors may also have engaged his services through Rahman Wealth Management. 

On October 9, 2023, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith fired Gino Rahman following allegations that he engaged in an undisclosed outside business activity with a client and accessed a client account in violation of firm policy. The firm further alleged he failed to comply with firm policy concerning the appointment of a family member as a beneficiary on a client’s accounts and provided inaccurate information. 

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 for any outside business.

Outside Businesses 

Gino Rahman has one outside business on his detailed BrokerCheck record: Rahman Wealth Management. 

FINRA Rule 4511

FINRA Rule 4511 requires firms to keep accurate and up-to-date books and records. Inaccurate information violates this rule. 

Background Information 

Gino Rahman has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination 
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 31 Futures Managed Funds Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 

He is a registered broker in California, Indiana, Nevada, and South Carolina. 

Background Information 

Gino Rahman has registered with the following firms: 

  • L.M. Kohn & Company (CRD #: 27913) 
  • Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (CRD #: 7691) 
  • UBS Financial Services (CRD #: 8174) 
  • Dean Witter Reynolds (CRD #: 7556) 
  • Montano Securities Corporation (CRD #: 7887) 

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If you worked with Gino Rahman and have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or for a free consultation.

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