FINRA Suspends Mutual of Omaha Broker Rodney Cochran

Rodney Cochran, of Grand Prarie, TX, a registered representative formerly with Mutual of Omaha Investor Services was suspended from FINRA membership for violations of Rule 9554.

FINRA Rule 9554. Failure to Comply with an Arbitration Award or Related Settlement or an Order of Restitution or Settlement Providing for Restitution

The rule provides that a registered representative or a firm that fails to comply with a FINRA arbitration award or a settlement agreement entered into as a result of a FINRA arbitration or mediation proceeding, shall have their license suspended 21 days after notice of the intent to suspend has been sent.  In March, 2016 Rodney Cochran was suspended from FINRA membership for violating Rule 9554.

Rodney Cochran’s registration and disciplinary history

In order to lawfully sell investments to the public, one must either be registered or exempt from registration.

Rodney Cochran was registered with Mutual of Omaha Investor Services of Arlington, TX from September, 2002 through November, 2013.  According to FINRA’s CRD disclosure report, Rodney Cochran has been the subject of  two regulatory investigations.

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