Patrick Alan Deramus (CRD #1718409, Registered Principal, Tampa, Florida)

submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he was fined $5,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for six months.

Without admitting or denying the findings, Deramus consented to the described sanctions and to the entry of findings that he failed to timely notify his member firm of a felony charge and guilty plea. The findings stated that
Deramus willfully failed to amend his Form U4 to disclose the felony charge.

This suspension is in effect from July 16, 2012, through January 15, 2013. (FINRA Case #2010024694301)

The above information appears on FINRA’s website under “Disciplinary and Other FINRA Actions, September, 2012.”

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