TITLE 14: COMMERCE
SUBTITLE A: REGULATION OF BUSINESS
CHAPTER I: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 130 REGULATIONS UNDER ILLINOIS SECURITIES LAW OF 1953
SECTION 130.492 EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION FOR CERTAIN CANADIAN BROKER-DEALERS AND AGENTS AND FOR TRANSACTIONS EFFECTED BY CERTAIN CANADIAN BROKER-DEALERS


Section 130.492†† Exemption from Registration for Certain Canadian Broker-Dealers and Agents and for Transactions Effected by Certain Canadian Broker-Dealers

 

a)†††††††† A broker-dealer who is a resident of Canada and who has no office or other physical presence in this State is exempted from the broker-dealer registration requirements in Section 8 of the Act, provided the broker-dealer:

 

1)†††††††† is registered with or is a member of a self-regulatory organization in Canada, stock exchange in Canada or the Bureau des Services Financiers;

 

2)†††††††† maintains in good standing its provincial or territorial registration and its registration with or membership in a self-regulatory organization in Canada, stock exchange in Canada or the Bureau des Services Financiers; and

 

3)†††††††† effects or attempts to effect transactions in securities only:

 

A)††††††† with or for a person from Canada who is temporarily present in this State with whom the Canadian person had a bona fide business-client relationship before the person entered this State;

 

B)††††††† with or for a person present in this State whose transactions are in a Canadian self-directed tax advantaged retirement account of which the person is the holder or contributor.

 

b)†††††††† Salesperson registration under Section 8 of the Act is not required if the salesperson:

 

1)†††††††† represents a Canadian broker-dealer acting in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this Section; and

 

2)†††††††† is registered and maintains in good standing the agentís provincial or territorial registration.

 

c)†††††††† An offer or sale of a security is exempt from the securities registration requirements of Sections 5, 6, and 7 of the Act if the offer or sale is effected by a Canadian broker-dealer acting in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this Section.

 

(Source:† Added at 27 Ill. Reg. 9490, effective June 9, 2003)