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Request for Public Comment Regarding a Proposed Model Rule Amendment to the Unethical Business Practices of Investment Advisers, Investment Adviser Representatives, and Federal Covered Advisers Model Rule to Include Investment Adviser Account Access Under the Uniform Securities Acts of 1956 and 2002

July 25, 2017 The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) is requesting public comment on a proposed model rule amendment to the NASAA model rule on Unethical Business Practices of Investment Advisers and Investment Adviser Representatives and Federal Covered Advisers to address investment advisers accessing client accounts with the client’s own unique identifying information […]

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NASAA Members Adopt Financial Performance Representation Commentary for Franchises

Download > NASAA Financial Performance Representation Commentary The membership of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) on May 8, 2017 voted to adopt a Financial Performance Representation Commentary for franchises. The commentary supplements NASAA’s Commentary on the 2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines adopted on April 27, 2009. This NASAA Commentary addresses a number of […]

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NASAA Members Vote to Adopt Statement of Policy Regarding Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures

The membership of the North American Securities Administrators Association on May 8, 2017 voted to adopt a Statement of Policy regarding the Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures. A copy of the adopted Statement of Policy is available here. Background As technology continues to progress and permeate through more aspects of the securities industry, […]

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Request for Public Comment Regarding a Proposed Model Statute, a Proposed Model Rule, and a Proposed Solicitation of Interest Form to Permit Testing The Waters in Regulation A Tier 1 Offerings

December 7, 2016 NASAA is requesting public comment regarding a proposed model statute and a proposed model rule that would permit testing the waters in Tier 1 offerings conducted under federal Regulation A. In addition, public comment is requested on the accompanying Solicitation of Interest form that would be filed with state securities regulators prior […]

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Virginia Securities Division Issues Order to Take Notice SEC-2016-00051 – Adopting a Revision to the Rules Governing the Virginia Securities Act

The proposed amendment to Chapter 45 by adding Section 30 (21 VAC 5-45-30) provides for a notice filing for securities issuers that are using federal Regulation A for offerings up to $50 million in a 12-month period. This amendment will allow Virginia to monitor these offerings. The proposed notice filing exemption follows a uniform exemption developed by the […]

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Notice of Request for Public Comments on a Proposed Statement of Policy Regarding the Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures

The Corporation Finance Section of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is requesting public comment on a proposed Statement of Policy Regarding Use of Electronic Offering Documents and Electronic Signatures. This proposal is a second request for public comment following the feedback received from the Electronic Initiatives proposal released for public comment in May […]

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Notice of Request for Comments Regarding a Proposed Franchise Commentary on Financial Performance Representations

The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) is requesting public comments on a proposed Financial Performance Representations Commentary (FPR Commentary). This proposal is a second request for public comment following the feedback received from the FPR Commentary proposal released for public comment in October of 2015. Comments are due on or before October 13, 2016 […]

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Notice of Request for Public Comment Regarding a Proposed Amendment to the NASAA Statement of Policy Regarding Real Estate Investment Trusts

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is requesting public comment on proposed amendments to the NASAA Statement of Policy Regarding Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT Guidelines). Comments are due on or before September 12, 2016. Download > Notice of Request for Public Comment The proposal would add a uniform concentration limit of 10 percent of […]

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Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance Issues Notice of Rulemaking Hearing

The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance has issued a notice of rulemaking. The Department is proposing the revision of multiple rules contained in Title 48 of the Nebraska Administrative Code. A public hearing on the proposals will be held on August 10, 2016, at 9:30 A.M., CDT at the offices of the Department, 1526 […]

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Notice of Request for Public Comments Regarding a Proposed NASAA Model Rule and Uniform Notice Filing Form for Federal Crowdfunding Offerings

May 16, 2016 The North American Securities Administrators Association is requesting public comments on a proposed model rule and uniform notice filing form. The proposed model rule requires a notice filing for issuers conducting a federal crowdfunding offering in those states where either the issuer has its principal place of business or where 50% or […]

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