NASAA


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North American Securities Administrators Association

An organization dedicated to investor protection. It provides guidance and advice for persons who buy securities or receive investment advice from any jurisdiction that is a member. It also provides seminars and other educational information. It has more than 60 members, who are governments of Mexican states, Canadian provinces & territories, and American states, territories, & districts. NASAA was established in Kansas in 1919. See also: Blue Sky Laws, Uniform Securities Act.

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The bill also would provide specific funding for states that adopt the NASAA Model Rule to be used to enforce programs against fraudulent senior-specific designations.
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Later that same year, in September of 1989, NASAA issued to the House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance "The NASAA Report on Fraud and Abuse in the Penny Stock Industry.
NASAA published the policy in April, 2003 for comment and adopted the policy without change in September.
NASAA trains securities examiners for Arkansas and its other state members and helps coordinate multi-state settlements with securities firms.
In its annual survey of state securities regulators, NASAA asked them to identify the top 10 scams, schemes and scandals they thought they were likely to face in 2004.
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These schemes have defrauded people of ``tens of millions of dollars,'' according to a spokesman at NASAA.
Irwin also was vice-chair of the NASAA Enforcement Section and a member of the association's Dodd-Frank Working Group.
In all three cases, contributions in lieu of fines were paid to NASAA, the national association of which Abshure was president from September 2012 to October 2013.
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