All: Regulatory Activity

NASAA Outlines Regulatory Reform Plan Promoting Wall Street Change for the Benefit of Main Street

WASHINGTON, D.C. December 11, 2008 — A delegation of state securities regulators today offered the incoming Obama Administration and the 111th Congress a series of principles and recommendations to ensure that efforts to reform the financial services regulatory structure provide Main Street investors with a system that is strong, comprehensive, collaborative and efficient. The members […]

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Maryland Securities Commissioner Issues Order for Revised Notice Filing Requirements for Form D

November 20, 2008  Print | PDF | Email

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The North Carolina Division of Securities Seeks Comments on Proposals

November 17, 2008 Print | PDF | Email

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State Securities Regulators Remind Auction Rate Securities Investors to Contact Firms About Buyback Offers

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 10, 2008 — As state securities regulators continue their efforts to provide relief to investors who have had their funds frozen in the auction rate securities (ARS) market, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today reminded ARS investors of their redemption opportunities, which were reached as part of the settlements between […]

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State Securities Regulators Announce Settlement with Bank of America and RBC Capital Markets Corp. in Auction Rate Securities Investigations

WASHINGTON, D.C. October 8, 2008 — The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced that Bank of America Securities LLC, Bank of America Investment Services, Inc., RBC Capital Markets Corporation (on behalf of its affiliates including Ferris Baker Watts, Inc. and J. B. Hanauer & Co.) and state and federal securities regulators have reached […]

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NASAA’s Proposed Commentary to the 2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines

NASAA’s Franchise and Business Opportunities Project Group has released for internal and public comment a proposed Commentary to the 2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines (“2008 Franchise Commentary”). The 2008 Franchise Commentary contains practical guidance about complying with new Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines and addresses questions of interpretation that have arisen about those Guidelines. The […]

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NASAA's Proposed Commentary to the 2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines

NASAA’s Franchise and Business Opportunities Project Group has released for internal and public comment a proposed Commentary to the 2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines (“2008 Franchise Commentary”). The 2008 Franchise Commentary contains practical guidance about complying with new Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines and addresses questions of interpretation that have arisen about those Guidelines. The […]

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State Securities Regulators Announce Settlement with Credit Suisse Securities in Auction Rate Securities Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. September 16, 2008 — The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced that a settlement in principle has been reached between Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and state securities regulators, which will provide relief for the firm’s clients who have had their funds frozen in the auction rate securities (ARS) market. The […]

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State Securities Regulators Announce Settlements with Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank in Auction Rate Securities Investigations

WASHINGTON, D.C. August 21, 2008 — The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today announced that settlements in principle have been reached between Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and state securities regulators, which will give thousands of the firms’ clients access to billions of […]

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Securities Regulators Announce Settlement With Wachovia Over Sale of Auction Rate Securities

WASHINGTON, D.C. August 15, 2008 — Karen Tyler, President of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), today announced that a settlement in principle has been reached between Wachovia Securities and state and federal securities regulators. The settlement will provide thousands of Wachovia clients with access to billions of dollars in funds that have been […]

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