NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

KEMP: ANNUAL REGISTRATION OPEN FOR NEARLY 900,000 BUSINESSES

ATLANTA, GA – With the Peach State’s annual registration period now open for 876,014 corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships, Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds officers and agents of business entities to submit annual registrations by April 1, 2017. Kemp encourages businesses to take advantage of the state’s user-friendly  ... [Read More]

FAILURE TO RENEW (FTR) INFORMATION FOR INVESTMENT ADVISERS

Atlanta, GA - FINRA provides notice to the Georgia Commissioner of Securities (the “Commissioner”) and Securities Division (“Division”) if an organization fails to renew registration as an investment adviser, for the year beginning January 1, 2017. In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 10-5-35(e): A registration is only effective until midnight on December 31 of the year ... [Read More]

YEAR-END CLOSING DATES AFFECTING ALL INVESTMENT ADVISERS AND BROKER DEALER REGISTRANTS

ATLANTA, GA - IMPORTANT NOTICE OF YEAR-END CLOSING DATES AFFECTING ALL INVESTMENT ADVISER AND BROKER DEALER REGISTRANTS:December 16th  - Deadline to submit payments for registration renewals for firms and individuals on Web CRD/IARD.  Please be sure to fund your FINRA account well before the deadline to avoid being in jeopardy for Failure To Renew (FTR).  December 26-27, 2016 ... [Read More]

KEMP PROVIDES PERSONAL FINANCE GUIDE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

ATLANTA, GA – In order to promote financial readiness for our military families, the Securities and Charities Division of the Office of the Secretary of State Brian Kemp is making available a pamphlet to all service members.“Navigating financial markets can be tricky, especially when taking advantage of military benefits,” stated Secretary Kemp. “Therefore, I ... [Read More]

KEMP OFFERS ADVICE ON CHARITABLE GIVING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

  ATLANTA, GA – Today Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to Georgians planning to donate to charitable organizations during this year’s holiday season. Kemp wants donors to be confident that funds are solicited honestly and used for the promised purposes before making any charitable donation. “During the holiday season, individuals and families increasingly look ... [Read More]