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Talin Kalfayan is Facing Misrepresentation Allegations

Talin Kalfayan (CRD #: 6674529), a broker registered with Western International Securities, is the subject of an investor dispute. This disclosure appears on her BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 24, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions about her alleged conduct. 

On August 28, 2023, an investor alleged that Talin Kalfayan misrepresented the features of a securities product. The investor is seeking $50,000 in this pending dispute. 

FINRA Rule 2020 – Misrepresentation & Omission

FINRA Rule 2020 prohibits the misrepresentation of investments or omission of material facts. Material facts include information about an investment’s potential returns, as well as charges, expenses, and fees. Brokers also must not omit information such as potential tax consequences and risks. 

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Violations of FINRA Rule 2020 also violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Talin Kalfayan has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 

She is a registered broker in Texas and California. She is a registered investment adviser in California. 

During her five years in the securities industry, Talin Kalfayan has registered with two firms: Western International Securities (CRD #: 39262) and VFG Securities (CRD #: 15121). 

Kurta Law Can Help

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

For over 20 years, Kurta Law has advocated on behalf of investors who want to recover their investment losses from brokers and brokerage firms. Kurta Law is a nationally recognized law firm that exclusively represents investors against brokers and brokerage firms on a contingency basis. This means that the firm only earns a fee if our securities attorneys recover money on your behalf.