2017 ORS 59.225¹
Cancellation of license or application
  • application for withdrawal
  • effect of suspension or revocation

(1) If the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services finds that an applicant or licensee has ceased to do business as a broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative or salesperson, or has failed to maintain a bond or other security required by ORS 59.175 (Procedures for notice filing and licensing) (4) or is subject to an adjudication of mental incompetence or to the control of a committee, conservator or guardian, or cannot be located after reasonable search, the director may cancel the license or application.

(2)(a) A broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative or salesperson may withdraw a license by filing an application to withdraw. Unless the director determines that the license should be suspended or revoked, the director shall allow the withdrawal subject to any conditions, limitations and restrictions the director may impose.

(b) A federal covered investment adviser may terminate a notice filing pursuant to ORS 59.165 (Licensing of broker-dealers, investment advisers and salespersons required) (7) by providing the director with written notice of such termination in accordance with the procedures established by the director.

(3) When an investment adviser representative of a federal covered investment adviser begins or terminates an association with such federal covered investment adviser, the federal covered investment adviser or investment adviser representative shall promptly notify the director in writing in accordance with the procedures established by the director.

(4) The suspension of a license of a broker-dealer or state investment adviser shall suspend the license of any salesperson of the broker-dealer or the license of any investment adviser representative of the state investment adviser. The revocation, cancellation, withdrawal or expiration of a license of a broker-dealer or state investment adviser shall cancel the license of any salesperson of the broker-dealer or the license of any investment adviser representative of the state investment adviser.

(5) The suspension of a registration of securities suspends the license of any salesperson licensed to the issuer or owner of the securities. The revocation, cancellation, withdrawal or expiration of the registration of securities cancels the license of any salesperson licensed to the issuer or owner of the securities. [1967 c.537 §20(3), (4), (5); 1985 c.349 §23; 1987 c.603 §16; 1989 c.197 §14; 1993 c.508 §36; 1997 c.772 §21]

Note: The amendments to 59.225 (Cancellation of license or application) by section 2, chapter 313, Oregon Laws 2017, become operative July 31, 2018. See section 7, chapter 313, Oregon Laws 2017. The text that is operative on and after July 31, 2018, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

59.225 (Cancellation of license or application). (1) If the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services finds that an applicant or licensee has ceased to do business as a broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative or salesperson, or has failed to maintain a bond or other security required by ORS 59.175 (Procedures for notice filing and licensing) (4), or has failed to maintain an errors and omissions insurance policy required by ORS 59.175 (Procedures for notice filing and licensing) (5), or is subject to an adjudication of mental incompetence or to the control of a conservator or guardian, or cannot be located after reasonable search, the director may cancel the license or application.

(2)(a) A broker-dealer, state investment adviser, investment adviser representative or salesperson may withdraw a license by filing an application to withdraw. Unless the director determines that the license should be suspended or revoked, the director shall allow the withdrawal subject to any conditions, limitations and restrictions the director may impose.

(b) A federal covered investment adviser may terminate a notice filing pursuant to ORS 59.165 (Licensing of broker-dealers, investment advisers and salespersons required) (7) by providing the director with written notice of such termination in accordance with the procedures established by the director.

(3) When an investment adviser representative of a federal covered investment adviser begins or terminates an association with such federal covered investment adviser, the federal covered investment adviser or investment adviser representative shall promptly notify the director in writing in accordance with the procedures established by the director.

(4) The suspension of a license of a broker-dealer or state investment adviser shall suspend the license of any salesperson of the broker-dealer or the license of any investment adviser representative of the state investment adviser. The revocation, cancellation, withdrawal or expiration of a license of a broker-dealer or state investment adviser shall cancel the license of any salesperson of the broker-dealer or the license of any investment adviser representative of the state investment adviser.

(5) The suspension of a registration of securities suspends the license of any salesperson licensed to the issuer or owner of the securities. The revocation, cancellation, withdrawal or expiration of the registration of securities cancels the license of any salesperson licensed to the issuer or owner of the securities.

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.