April 18, 2016–“State securities regulators can help sharpen your financial literacy skills,” said Judith Shaw, NASAA President and Maine Securities Administrator. “An important aspect of becoming financially literate is not only learning how to invest wisely, but also how to avoid investment fraud.”
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April 14, 2016–“We have learned that efforts to spur successful capital formation must reflect a balanced regulatory approach that minimizes unnecessary costs and burdens on small businesses while maintaining robust investor protection,” Washington Securities Administrator and chair of NASAA’s Capital Formation Committee William Beatty testified during a hearing before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises.
April 6, 2016–“We appreciate that by broadening the application of fiduciary duty, the Department of Labor’s rule raises the standard of care applicable to retirement investors.”
March 30, 2016–State Securities Regulators to Offer Training to BDs and IAs
Feb. 1, 2016–Model Act Delivered to Jurisdictions to Pursue as Legislation or Regulation
January 7, 2016–“For all that Patty was to NASAA as a leader, a colleague, and a mentor she was first and foremost a friend. Patty always had kind things to say in every situation and we are better for having known her. We miss her greatly.”
December 17. 2015–“We are pleased to provide a resource-rich online environment for senior investors and those best positioned to provide for their care, financial security and protection,” said Judith Shaw, NASAA President and Maine Securities Administrator.
December 10, 2015–Firms May Offer Fraud Victims Little More Than False Hope for a Fee
November 9, 2015–Spotlight on Marijuana-related Investments, Binary Options, and Digital Currency