Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 13, 2018 indicate that former Florida-based International Assets Advisory broker/adviser Lawrence Murphy was recently sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged rule violations. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Murphy (CRD# 1270120).
Lawrence Murphy has spent 33 years in the securities industry and has been registered with International Assets Advisory in Orlando, Florida since 2016. Previous registrations include Equity Services in Edison, New Jersey (2016); MSI Financial Services in Moorestown, New Jersey (2004-2016); AXA Advisors in Marlton, New Jersey (2008); Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Mount Laurel, New Jersey (2004-2007); WS Griffith Securities in Hartford, Connecticut (1993-2004); Phoenix Equity Planning Corporation in Hartford, Connecticut (1991-1993); and Nathan & Lewis Securities in New York, New York (1984-1991). He has passed five securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on May 7, 1987; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 18, 1987; Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 12, 1984; Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 26, 1984; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on May 21, 1993. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with nine US states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.
According to his BrokerCheck report, Lawrence Murphy has received one customer complaint and one FINRA sanction, and resigned or was discharged from two former employers.