Tout

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Tout

To promote a security in order to attract buyers.

Tout

To strongly encourage investors to buy a particular security. Touting usually comes from someone with a strong interest in seeing the security's price rise, such as a large shareholder, a public relations firm, or even the issuing company itself. To tout is illegal in some circumstances, notably around the date of registration with the SEC.

tout

To foster interest in a particular company or security. For example, a broker might tout a security to a client in the hope that the client will purchase the security.
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This will protect consumers from unlicensed operators, such as property spruikers, who may represent that they are genuine providers of financial advice when they are not.
Through making it an offence for a person to falsely represent that they are a financial planner or a financial adviser, this legislation will make it easier for the corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, to take action against product spruikers and other individuals who seek to deceive Australian consumers.