Christopher Vining, Morgan Stanley Rep, Involved in Pending Investor Dispute

Christopher Vining (CRD#: 2945065), a registered representative with Morgan Stanley (CRD#: 149777) in Bradenton, Florida, is currently involved in a pending investor dispute, according to his BrokerCheck record accessed on July 29, 2020. What happened to lead to these disputes? Read on to learn more. 

Christopher Vining

On May 29, 2020, a client filed an investor complaint against Christopher Vining. A client is alleging that Christopher Vining misrepresented an alternative investment fund that the client purchased in 2019. The matter is pending. 

This is not the only disclosure on Christopher Vining’s BrokerCheck record. On April 27, 2009, a customer alleged that the broker engaged in unauthorized trading. The client originally sought $176,000 in damages; the matter ultimately settled for $81,425. 

Christopher Vining has passed the Series 66 – Uniform Combined State Law Examination, the SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination, the Series 31 – Futures Managed Funds Examination, and the Series 7 – General Securities Representative Examination. He is both a broker and Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) in Florida and Texas. He is also licensed to sell securities in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. 

Over his 22-year career in the securities industry, Christopher Vining has worked for three firms. In addition to Morgan Stanley (CRD#: 149777) in Bradenton, Florida, he has also worked for:

  • Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated (CRD#: 8209) — broker-dealer and investment adviser
  • Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (CRD#: 7691) — broker-dealer and investment adviser

If Christopher Vining was your broker and you have questions about your investments, don’t hesitate to contact the securities attorneys of Fitapelli Kurta to learn more about your options for investment loss recovery. Call (877) 238-4175 or email for your free case consultation with a securities attorney.