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Vipul Shah Allegedly Recommended an Unsuitable Strategy

Vipul Shah (CRD #: 5659006), a broker registered with Morgan Stanley, is the subject of an investor dispute. This is according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on January 5, 2024. Investors who have concerns about his conduct should keep reading. 

On October 30, 2023, an investor alleged that Vipul Shah implemented an unsuitable investment strategy in their accounts. The strategy allegedly went against the investor’s long-term investment goals and instructions. 

FINRA Rule 2111 – Unsuitable Investments 

FINRA Rule 2111 defines suitable investments as securities that fit an investor’s profile. Investor profiles have information on the investor’s age, risk tolerance, tax status, investing experience, liquidity needs, and financial goals. Investments that do not take these factors into account may be unsuitable

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Failing to consider an investor’s long-term goals and instructions may violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Vipul Shah has passed the following exams: 

  • 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 

He is a registered broker in 49 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico. He is a registered investment adviser in Illinois and Texas. 

During his 14 years of experience, Vipul Shah has registered with two firms: Morgan Stanley (CRD #: 149777) and CitiGroup Global Markets (CRD #: 7059). 

Kurta Law Can Help 

If you have worked with Vipul Shah and have concerns about your investments, do not hesitate to contact us at 877-600-0098 or for a free consultation. 

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