J. Randall Gladden—Private Securities Transactions without Proper Prior Notice

California stockbroker fraud attorneyJ. Randall Gladden Allegedly Participated in Private Securities Transactions without Providing Prior Written Notice

J. Randall Gladden, who was associated with SEG from April 2002 until March 15, 2016, allegedly participated in private securities transactions without providing prior written notice, according to a Complaint from FINRA’s Department of Enforcement currently under review by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

J. Randall Gladden allegedly already thought of and participated in creating Church Development Fund, LLC, and its successor, Church Fund LLC , to make loans to churches, primarily for refinancing their existing real estate loans, the aforementioned Complaint notes.

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers are currently investigating J. Randall Gladden’s alleged participation in private securities transactions without providing proper prior notice.

J. Randall Gladden Suspended by FINRA for 12 Months from Association with all FINRA Members in All Capacities and Fined $15,000

J. Randall Gladden allegedly participated in the management of the Church Development Fund and Church Fund and served as a Governing Member of the Funds’ respective Managers, CDF Managing Partners, LLC and CF Manager, LLC, according to the aforementioned Complaint being examined by attorneys Alan Rosca and James Booker.

As a result of the aforementioned behavior, J. Randall Gladden has been suspended by FINRA for 12 months from association with all FINRA members in all capacities and fined $15,000, the Complaint notes.

One should also note that, according to the Complaint, J. Randall Gladden neither admitted nor denied the FINRA findings.

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of alleged participation in private securities transactions without providing prior written notice and are currently investigating J. Randall Gladden alleged participation in the management of the Church Development Fund. They take most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only get paid for their fees and costs out of money they recover for their clients.

Investors who believe they lost money as a result of J. Randall Gladden alleged participation in the management of the Church Development Fund may contact the securities lawyers at the Cleveland office of Peiffer Rosca Wolf, Alan Rosca or James Booker, for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0520.

Alan Rosca (1180 Posts)

Alan is a securities lawyer. He also teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He focuses his legal practice on complex commercial and financial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud. His office is in Cleveland, Ohio.


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