2011 ORS § 59.105¹
Denial, suspension or revocation of registration
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may by order deny, suspend or revoke any registration, if the director finds that:
(a) The proposed plan of business of the issuer, the characteristics and terms of sale of the securities to be sold, or the proposed methods of sale and distribution are unfair, unjust or inequitable;
(b) The issuer is insolvent or in unsound financial condition;
(c) The applicant, registrant or issuer has violated any of the provisions of the Oregon Securities Law, or any rule or order of the director of which the applicant, registrant or issuer had notice;
(d) The applicant, registrant or issuer has been or is engaged or is about to engage in dishonest or fraudulent conduct with regard to securities;
(e) The applicant, registrant, or issuer has been convicted of a misdemeanor, an essential element of which is fraud, or of a felony;
(f) The applicant, registrant or issuer has knowingly made or caused to be made to the director any false representation of a material fact, or has suppressed or withheld from the director any material information;
(g) The applicant, registrant or issuer has refused to permit an examination to be made by the director, or has failed to file any report, including any certified financial report, or furnish any information required by the director in connection with the Oregon Securities Law; or
(h) Unreasonable amounts or kinds of commissions or other remunerations, promoters profits or participation or unreasonable options have been or are to be given or allowed directly or indirectly in connection with the sale or distribution of the securities.
(2) The director may enter an order against the applicant, registrant or issuer under subsection (1) of this section if any partner, officer or director of an applicant, registrant or issuer, any person occupying a similar status or performing similar functions, or any person directly or indirectly controlling the applicant, registrant or issuer has been guilty of any act or omission which would be cause for denying, suspending or revoking the registration of an individual applicant, registrant or issuer, except:
(a) This subsection shall not apply to subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section.
(b) The director may not enter an order suspending or revoking a registration under this subsection, pursuant to subsection (1)(e) of this section, without 10 days prior written notice to the registrant. [1967 c.537 §12; 1989 c.197 §4]