2017 ORS 59.195¹
Licensees to keep records
  • inspection
  • filing of financial reports

(1) Subject to the provisions of section 15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and section 222 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, every broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative and salesperson shall make and keep such accounts, correspondence, memoranda, papers, books and other records as the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services by rule or order prescribes. All such records of state investment advisers or investment adviser representatives maintained in this state shall be preserved for three years unless the director by rule prescribes otherwise. The director may examine all such records within or without this state at any reasonable time or times and may, without subpoena require the production of such records at the office of the director as often as is reasonably necessary and, in any event, during consideration of any application for licensing or during any proceeding under ORS 59.205 (Grounds for denying, suspending, revoking or imposing condition or restriction on license) to 59.225 (Cancellation of license or application).

(2) Subject to the provisions of section 15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and section 222 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, every broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative and salesperson shall file with the director such financial reports or other information as the director by rule or order may require. Licensed broker-dealers, state investment advisers, investment adviser representatives and salespersons shall promptly amend any document filed with the director which is or becomes incomplete or inaccurate in any material respect. Federal covered investment advisers shall promptly amend any document otherwise required to be filed with the director when the federal covered investment adviser is required to file an amendment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

(3) A state investment adviser that has its principal place of business in a state other than this state, and the investment adviser representatives of such a state investment adviser, shall be exempt from the requirements of subsection (1) of this section provided that the state investment adviser is registered as a state investment adviser in the state where it has its principal place of business and is in compliance with all such state’s requirements relating to accounts and records.

(4)(a) Every broker-dealer and salesperson of such broker-dealer shall file with the director only such financial reports or other information as is otherwise required to be filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

(b) Every state investment adviser that has its principal place of business in a state other than this state, and the investment adviser representatives of the state investment adviser, shall file with the director only the financial reports or other information that is required by the state in which the state investment adviser maintains its principal place of business, provided the state investment adviser is licensed in such state and is in compliance with all of such state’s reporting requirements. [1967 c.537 §19(4), (5); 1985 c.349 §20; 1987 c.603 §13; 1989 c.197 §11; 1993 c.508 §33; 1997 c.772 §18]

Chapter 59

Notes of Decisions

Public policy does not prohibit nonculpable corporate directors held liable under this chapter from seeking indemnifica­tion from per­sons actually responsible for the wrongful issuance of unregistered securities. Collins v. Fitzwa­ter, 277 Or 401, 560 P2d 1074 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Addi­tional real estate license not re­quired where security sold is interest in limited partnership to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 59—Securities Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors059.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 59, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano059.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.