Investigating Complaints Against Matthew Streif and UBS.

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Did you suffer investment losses after working with Matthew – Matt Streif, a broker and financial advisor registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) through the Austin, Texas branch of UBS Financial Services Inc. (UBS) If so, the attorneys of Investment Loss Recovery Group want to help you. We are now investigating potential complaints against Matt Streif.

Our law firm works with clients nationwide who have lost money due to the negligence and/or misconduct of brokers and financial advisors whom they had trusted to provide sound investment advice and to ethically and responsibly handle their accounts. We bring more than 40 years of combined legal experience to our clients as well as in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry. Both of our attorneys have backgrounds as licensed securities brokers and as defense counsel for large Wall Street brokerage firms.

Contact us today if you incurred investment losses after working with Mr. Streif and UBS or Morgan Stanley. We will review your potential claims in a free and confidential consultation.

Who Is Matthew – Matt Streif?

You can find information about Matt Streif (CRD# 4945932) through two databases which are available online and accessible by the public, the FINRA Central Registration Depository (CRD) and Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD). Based on his FINRA BrokerCheck Report and his IARD Public Disclosure Report:

Mr. Streif has worked in the financial services industry since 2005. Over the course of his career, he has been registered with FINRA through:

  • Morgan Stanley DW Inc. (2005-2007)
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated (2007-2009)
  • Morgan Stanley (2009-2015)
  • UBS Financial Services Inc. (2015 present)

He became registered through Morgan Stanley (and affiliated or predecessor entities) in 2005 and he was employed in Austin, Texas. In 2015, he moved to UBS Financial Services Inc. and worked in the UBS branch in Austin, Texas.

FINRA Brokercheck records reflect a December 2016 customer dispute alleging churning and shared profits from trading with the client between 2009-2015. The matter appears to have been settled.

In a broker comment that appears on his BrokerCheck report, Mr. Streif states that he was not named as a party in the customer dispute, and he denied the allegations.

What is the Customer Dispute Reported on Matt Streif’s FINRA Brokercheck?

The customer’s attorney alleged that the customer’s account was churned and the customer shared profit from trading in the account with the FA between 2009-2015, requesting damages of $5,195,000.00.

During the 2009-2015 time-frame, Mr. Streif appears to have been registered with Morgan Stanley. He is currently (since 2015) registered with UBS in Austin, Texas.

The customer dispute is dated December 2016 and it appears to have been settled for $350,000.00.

How Can You Recover Investment Losses Involving Mr. Streif, UBS, or Morgan Stanley?

If you suffered investment losses involving Mr.Streif, UBS, or Morgan Stanley due to suspected churning, or sharing of trading profits, or if you suspect your accounts or investments were handled negligently or improperly, you may wish to seek legal advice and a no-cost review of your accounts or investments as soon as possible. You may be entitled to a recovery of your losses in addition to other damages. You may also have the right to file a private, confidential FINRA complaint against any broker, or brokerage firm that failed to properly handle your investment account, or may have failed to adequately supervise your investment accounts, or Mr. Streif’s conduct as a broker and financial advisor.

The skilled securities arbitration and investment fraud lawyers of Investment Loss Recovery Group have an insider’s view of the legal and regulatory issues that can affect a case, and we understand how brokerage firms evaluate these matters. We can review your case and present you with a strategic plan to help you recover your investment losses as expeditiously as possible.

We serve clients throughout the country. Contact us today for a free consultation and find out more about how we can assist you.

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