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Investor Claims Robert Palatella Failed to Follow Instructions

Robert Palatella (CRD #: 1492207), a broker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, allegedly failed to redeem a client’s shares, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on May 23, 2022. Keep reading to learn more about Robert Palatella’s conduct as a broker.

Alleged Failure to Execute

On February 24, 2022, an investor alleged that Robert Palatella failed to execute an order to redeem shares in a timely manner, resulting in losses due to the shares’ limited redemption window. The client alleged Robert Palatella failed to execute this order between December 7, 2021, and February 24, 2022. This dispute is currently pending.

FINRA Rule 5310

FINRA Rule 5310 requires brokers to promptly execute clients’ instructions, as well as to conduct due diligence when searching for the best market for a trade.

Background Information

Robert Palatella 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 7 – General Securities Representative Examination

Robert Palatella is a registered broker in 24 states and a registered investment adviser in California and Texas.

He has also worked for the following firms:

  • Morgan Stanley (CRD#:149777)
  • Morgan Stanley & Company (CRD#:8209)
  • Morgan Stanley DW (CRD#:7556)
  • Wachovia Securities (CRD#:19616)
  • Prudential Securities (CRD#:7471)
  • Painewebber Incorporated (CRD#:8174)

Kurta Law Can Help

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

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