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John Locke Fired by LPL Financial

John Locke (CRD #: 5566294), a broker currently registered with Harbour Investments, was recently terminated by LPL Financial in Madison, Wisconsin. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on November 13, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions. 

On September 21, 2023, LPL Financial fired John Locke following allegations that he attempted to resolve a client grievance outside of approved firm channels. 

FINRA Rule 4510: Books and Records Requirements

FINRA Rule 4511 requires firms to keep accurate and up-to-date books and records. FINRA Rule 4513 states that firms must maintain records of written customer complaints. Attempts to resolve client grievances may violate this rule. 

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Resolving a client grievance outside of firm policies may violate this rule. 

Background Information 

John Locke has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 
  • Series 6 Investment Company Products/ Variable Contracts Representative Examination 

During his 12 years of experience, John Locke has registered with three firms: 

  • Harbour Investments (CRD #: 19258) 
  • LPL Financial (CRD #: 6413) 
  • Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (CRD #: 2881) 

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If you worked with John Locke of Madison, Wisconsin, and have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or for a free consultation.

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