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Herman Kahn Facing Unsuitable Investment Allegations

Herman Kahn (CRD #: 1866522), is facing allegations of unsuitable investment recommendations. This information is drawn from Herman Kahn’s BrokerCheck record, accessed on March 18, 2022. You can find more information below about Herman Kahn’s conduct as a broker.

Unsuitable Investment Allegations

On December 29, 2021, an investor claimed that Herman Kahn made unsuitable investment recommendations and failed to disclose the risky nature of the investments. The investor is seeking $110,000; the dispute is currently pending.

On June 26, 2020, an investor filed a complaint against Herman Kahn, alleging a breach of fiduciary duty and an unsuitable concentration of Atlas Growth Partners. The investor sought $100,000; the dispute settled for $45,000.

What is an Unsuitable Investment?

FINRA Rule 2111 requires brokers to evaluate whether an investment fits their investor’s financial goals. Brokers must examine the investor’s profile, which contains the following investor characteristics:

  • Age
  • Financial goals
  • Risk tolerance
  • Time horizon (i.e., how long the investor plans to hold the investment)
  • Investing experience
  • Tax status

Background Information

Herman Kahn has passed the following exams:

  • 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
  • Series 51 – Municipal Fund Securities Principal Examination
  • Series 24 – General Securities Principal Examination

He has worked for the following firms:

  • Kestra Investment Service, LLC (CRD#: 42046)
  • Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. (CRD #:6694)
  • Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (CRD #:23131)
  • Keogler, Morgan & Company, Inc. (CRD #:16546)
  • Manequity, Inc. (CRD #:5249)
  • Mid Atlantic Capital Corporation (CRD #:10674)
  • Mony Securities Corp. (CRD #:4386)

Kurta Law Can Help

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

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