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NASAA Executive Director to depart

WASHINGTON (February 4, 2003) — The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) announced today that its executive director, Marc Beauchamp, will leave his position at the end of February. Beauchamp joined NASAA in January 1998 as communications director; he became executive director in March of 2000. Christine Bruenn, NASAA’s president and Maine securities administrator, said: […]

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NASAA Statement on Oxley-Baker Mutual Fund Fee Initiative

(January 15, 2003) – The North American Securities Administrators Association today issued the following statement: NASAA supports Chairmen Michael Oxley and Richard Baker’s request for a study by the General Accounting Office of current trends in mutual fund fees, disclosure and transparency. When evaluating mutual funds, investors need more information as well as more understandable […]

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State Securities Regulators Endorse Uniform Securities Act (2002)

CHARLESTON (January 6, 2003)  – State securities regulators at a special meeting of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), Saturday, endorsed the new Uniform Securities Act (2002). The new Act modernizes the Uniform Securities Act of 1956 and conforms state law to recent amendments in federal securities laws. The USA 2002 provides state securities […]

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NASAA unveils legislative agenda that “puts investors first”

Investors need more information, education, protection: state regulators WASHINGTON (December 23, 2002)– Investors need more information, more education and more protection, say state securities regulators, who today laid out their legislative agenda for 2003 and the 108th Congress. “These are trying times for investors,” said Christine Bruenn, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association […]

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NASAA unveils legislative agenda that "puts investors first"

Investors need more information, education, protection: state regulators WASHINGTON (December 23, 2002)– Investors need more information, more education and more protection, say state securities regulators, who today laid out their legislative agenda for 2003 and the 108th Congress. “These are trying times for investors,” said Christine Bruenn, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association […]

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SEC, NY Attorney General, NYSE, NASD, NASAA Reach Agreement on Reforming Wall Street Practices

(October 3, 2002) – Today the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the New York Stock Exchange, the NASD and the North American Securities Administrators Association announced a joint effort to bring to a speedy and coordinated conclusion the various investigations concerning analyst research and IPO allocations. The undertaking is […]

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NASAA President Christine Bruenn`s Speech to Annual Conference

Regulators must act to restore investor confidence, says top state securities cop; New NASAA President Christine Bruenn urges continued cooperation among federal, state and industry regulators; vows to fight pre-emption  WASHINGTON (October 1, 2002) – The nation’s top state securities cop said today regulatory action is key to restoring investor confidence in the markets. Christine Bruenn, […]

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NASAA statement on signing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

(July 30, 2002) – “Signing The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a critical step toward restoring investor confidence in our securities markets,” said Joseph Borg, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association and director of the Alabama Securities Commission. “We commend President Bush and the House and Senate leadership. The Act improves oversight of the […]

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NASAA statement on passage The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002

(July 15, 2002) – “Passage of S. 2673, The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002, is a critical step toward restoring investor confidence in our securities markets,” said Joseph Borg, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and director of the Alabama Securities Commission. “We commend the Senate for […]

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NASAA statement on President Bush`s speech on corporate responsibility

(July 9, 2002) – “The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) welcomes President Bush`s call for tougher penalties for financial fraud,” said Joseph Borg, president of NASAA and director of the Alabama Securities Commission. “The innovation that has made America the world`s economic leader is being threatened by allegations of lying, cheating and stealing in […]

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