FINRA Arbitration Panel Awards $347k for Girard Bengali Client

In an article published today at FinancialPlanning, Girard Bengali, APC partners Robert Girard and Omar Bengali were quoted in relation to the recent award for their client, Laguna Financial Group.

The panel ordered Schwab to pay $347,000 in damages and legal fees to Joseph Ziomek, who accused the firm and Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments of breach of contract; aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty; and intentional infliction of emotional distress among other misconduct.

Source: https://www.financial-planning.com/news/did-schwab-serve-2-masters-firm-must-pay-347k-for-alleged-disloyalty

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