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Jorge Sonville Facing Allegations Related to Outside Business Activities

Jorge Sonville (CRD #: 2558540), a broker registered with Insigneo Securities, was recently fired by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on August 11, 2021.

On June 10, 2021, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, fired Sonville following allegations that he participated in a financial arrangement with a client and failed to disclose this outside business activity. Brokers should always disclose any business they conduct outside of the normal course of business with their firm.

Jorge Sonville has the following outside businesses listed on his detailed BrokerCheck record: Insigneo Securities, Insigneo Financial Group, and F1 Global Advisors.

On December 2, 2020, an investor alleged that Sonville made an unsuitable investment recommendation and participated in undisclosed outside business activities from 2015 until 2020. The investor is seeking $4,000,000; the dispute is pending.

Jorge Sonville Background Information

Sonville has passed the following exams:

  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination

He is a registered broker in New York and Wyoming.

Sonville has worked with the following firms:

  • Insigneo Securities (CRD #: 29249)
  • Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (CRD #: 7691)

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Jorge Sonville and you have concerns about your investments, contact Kurta Law today. Call 212-658-1502 or email