Emerson Equity Fined and Ordered to Pay Investors Restitution
FINRA recently announced that Emerson Equity and its principal have agreed to a fine. Here are the details:
- From January 2015 through June 2020, the firm allegedly failed to supervise the short term trading of class A and B mutual funds.
- This practice is known as “mutual fund switching” and resulted in customers paying more than $1.6 million in front end loads and/or sales charges.
- Emmerson Equity agreed to pay restitution of over $1.6 million. The firm also agreed to pay FINRA a fine of $60,000.