The Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission, Division of Securities and Retail Franchising, regulates securities and registration of securities professionals. It is also responsible for trademarks and franchise registration, investor education programs, following up on complaints and investigating code violations and auditing of securities financials and for Investment Adviser Registration. Investment advisers must register prior to providing any investment related services. In certain instances, a surety bond may also be required. The surety bond ensures compliance of state laws and honest and ethical performance of duties. The Virginia Securities Act provides details that investment advisers must meet for the registration process.
The premium that you pay for a Virginia Investment Adviser Surety Bond is dependent on credit.
A sole proprietor investment adviser must register both as a firm and a representative separately.
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