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Washington State Securities Division Amends Private and Limited Offering Rules: The Washington State Securities Division has amended the rules set forth in WAC 460-44A-500 and 460-44A-502 through -506 in light of amendments to related rules set forth in federal Regulation D

July 31, 2008 Print | PDF | Email

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NASAA's Proposed Amendments to its Model Rules on Investment Advisers and Investment Adviser Representatives

NASAA’s Investment Adviser Regulatory Policy and Review Project Group (“Project Group”) is soliciting comments from the public on a proposed set of investment adviser model rules written to reflect the organization and content of the 2002 Uniform Securities Act (“USA 2002”).  The Project Group is also seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the existing […]

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NASAA’s Proposed Amendments to its Model Rules on Investment Advisers and Investment Adviser Representatives

NASAA’s Investment Adviser Regulatory Policy and Review Project Group (“Project Group”) is soliciting comments from the public on a proposed set of investment adviser model rules written to reflect the organization and content of the 2002 Uniform Securities Act (“USA 2002”).  The Project Group is also seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the existing […]

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State Securities Regulators Coordinate Ongoing Auction-Rate Securities Investigations

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 17, 2008—The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today said that several of its members have been conducting investigations involving auction-rate securities (ARS) and are coordinating their efforts to help investors who cannot access funds that their brokers placed in these complex investment products. “Given the number and nature of the complaints […]

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Maine Office of Securities Seeks Comments on Proposal to Repeal and Replace Section 11 of Chapter 515 of the Rules of the Office of Securities Concerning Investment Adviser Licensing

April 15, 2008 Print | PDF | Email

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2008 Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines

2008 FRANCHISE REGISTRATION AND DISCLOSURE GUIDELINES February 26, 2008 (AMENDED AND RESTATED UFOC GUIDELINES) The Board of Directors of the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) has authorized the release, for both internal and public comment, the attached proposal for updated franchise registration and disclosure guidelines.  The proposal would allow states that register franchise […]

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Proposed NASAA Model Rule on the Use of Senior-Specific Certifications and Professional Designations

Comments are being solicited from the public on the following proposed model rule concerning the use of senior-specific certifications and professional designations. The comment period will remain open for 30 days, until December 9, 2007. Comments: AARP American Council of Life Insurers The American College American National Standards Institute CFP Board College of Financial Planning Financial Planners […]

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Proposed Amendment to the NASAA CR-Equity Statements of Policy

The Board of Directors of the North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA), has authorized release for public comment a proposal to update the following 11 NASAA CR-Equity statements of policy: Statement of Policy Regarding Corporate Securities Definitions (1997/1999) Statement of Policy Regarding Preferred Stock (1997) Statement of Policy Regarding Loans and Other Material Transactions […]

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Proposed Repeal of NASAA Guidelines for Registration of Periodic Payment Plans

The NASAA Corporation Finance Policy Project Group (Project Group) requests public comment on the proposed repeal of  NASAA’s Guidelines for Registration of Periodic Payment Plans (Guidelines). The public comment period is from August 21, 2007 to September 21, 2007. Download: Notice of Release for Public Comment Print | PDF | Email

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The Washington Securities Division is soliciting comments on the possible amendments of its rules to clarify that a person who uses a professional designation may be holding himself out as a financial planner, thereby necessitating registration as an investment adviser, and that the misleading use of professional designations is prohibited

July 6, 2007  Print | PDF | Email

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