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Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett Fined by FINRA Over Municipal Bond Sales

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined Chicago based Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett $200,000 to resolve findings that the firm sold zero-coupon municipal bonds, US Treasuries and STRIPS to customers at prices that exceeded the firm’s markup guidelines for these securities.

The firm had previously made restitution payments to customers of over $64,000. FINRA found that Howe Barnes did not properly supervise it brokers in connection with these sales.
Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett was acquired by Raymond James Financial in 2011.

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