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Theodore Byrer Fired from Morgan Stanley for Alleged Unauthorized Trading

Theodore Byrer (CRD #: 2980696), a broker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley, was fired from the firm following allegations of misconduct, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on May 9, 2023. Read on if you want to know more about his alleged conduct as a broker.

Termination from Morgan Stanley

On March 23, 2023, Theodore Byrer was fired from Morgan Stanley following allegations that he executed client transactions without receiving verbal confirmation and engaged in off-platform written communications about firm business.

FINRA Rule 3260

FINRA Rule 3260 requires brokers to receive written authorization from their clients before engaging in discretionary trading. The firm must also approve the designation of an account as discretionary before this trading can occur.

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade.


On March 15, 2022, Theodore Byrer filed for bankruptcy.

On June 12, 2018, a bankruptcy was dismissed.

Background Information

Theodore Byrer has passed the following exams:

  • Series 66 – Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • 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 6 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination
  • Series 26 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal Examination

He previously worked for the following firms:

  • Morgan Stanley (CRD#:149777)     
  • Raymond James & Associates (CRD#:705)
  • A. G. Edwards & Sons (CRD#:4)
  • PFS Investments (CRD#:10111)

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