March 22, 2016- Tampa, FL
A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration panel ordered Morgan Stanley and two of its broker to pay $34 million to the estate of Roy M. Speer, co-founder of the Home Shopping Network.
An all public panel of arbitrators found that broker Ami Forte and branch manager Terry McCoy and Morgan Stanley were jointly liable for unauthorized trading, breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud and negligent supervision. The arbitrators also found that Morgan Stanley, the broker and the manager violated Florida Statute Chapter 415 , Adult Protective Services Act entitling the Claimant to attorney fees to be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.
From January 2015 to February 2016, the Panel conducted 142 hearing sessions spanning 70 days and heard testimony from 35 witnesses.
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