ARBITRATION AWARD AGAINST LANIS D. NOBLE and STIFEL NICOLAUS & COMPANY
Arbitration Award Against Lanis D. Noble and Stifel Nicolaus & Company
In Gilbert v. Lanis D. Noble and Stifel Nicolaus & Company, FINRA No. 12-02897, a customer Claimant sued Lanis Noble and Stifel Nicolaus & Company alleging breach of fiduciary duty and churning. The Claimant alleged that Noble and Stifel used margin in her account and recommended that she invest in a number of variable annuities and a Friedman Billings Ramsey REIT (or real estate investment trust). She alleged $8,000,000 in damages.
The case proceeded before a three-arbitrator panel in Jackson, Mississippi. The arbitrators found Noble and Stifel Nicolaus liable to Ms. Gilbert for $1.29 million in compensatory damages and $250,000 in attorneys’ fees. The award is dated March 31, 2015.
Lanis Noble was a financial advisor and registered representative of Stifel Nicolaus & Company from 2000 to November 2013. He worked at a branch office in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Noble has three other customer complaints on his record, as well as a criminal charge from 1976 related to receipt of stolen property.
If you have lost money in variable annuities or REITs at the recommendation of Stifel Nicolaus financial advisor Lanis Noble, and if the recommendation to invest in these stocks was unsuitable for you, you may be able to recover your losses. Also, if the risks of these stocks were misrepresented to you, the advisor and his brokerage firm may be liable.
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