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Alaska Investment Adviser Surety Bond

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The State of Alaska Division of Banking and Securities has the duty to maintain the Alaska Investment Adviser program. The department has oversight of professional exams, auditing of journals, ledgers and other forms of accounting and record keeping, compliance of disclosures and conflicts of interest, advertising compliance, and consumer complaints. Alaska Statues Title 45 (Trade and Commerce) Chapter 55 (Alaska Securities Act) Section 030 provides details of the Investment Adviser duties and requirements.

Surety Bond and Surety Bond Requirements:

  1. Payment of a filing fee and application for registration through IARD with any required attachments
  2. Consent of service
  3. Business breakdown
  4. List of branch offices in the state
  5. $35,000 surety bond if the investment adviser:
    1. Maintains custody of client funds or securities; or
    2. $10,000 surety bond if client funds are discretionary
  6. De Minimis- Registration is not required if the applicant does not have a physical business location in Alaska and has only institutional clients or during the previous 12-month period had less than five Alaskan resident clients, not including institutional clients.

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium for the Alaska Investment Adviser Surety Bond is dependent on credit and the bond amount required.

Did You Know?

Most states require the Series 63 examination even if you have already passed the FINRA examination.

Related Links:

FINRA Registration and Qualification FAQ
Alaska State Legislature Securities Act
Read our blog, Do You Need An Investment Adviser Bond?

More Surety Bond Questions?

Check out our FAQ page or What’s a Surety Bond? page. Should you need or choose to buy a surety bond, call us first. SuretyGroup.com has been underwriting surety bonds throughout the U.S. for more than 35 years. When you work with us, you enjoy the unique benefit of dealing with a team of highly experienced surety agents with in-house underwriting authority. This allows you to receive competitive, low rates, quick approvals, and immediate bond delivery. In most cases, your bond will be delivered within 24 hours after you apply for it.


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