On March 21, 2021, the Texas Securities Board adopted several amendments to its rules and regulations for registered investment advisers and other financial institutions, intended to harmonize the state’s rules with the amended definitions of accredited investor and qualified institutional buyer implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in December 2020. Concurrently, the Texas Securities Board adopted additional amendments which affect broker dealers and other financial institutions other than registered investment advisers. A summary of the most recent changes adopted by the Texas Securities Board is available here.
January 04, 2012
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has modified the rules used to determine whether an individual is qualified to invest in certain unregistered securities offerings. The amendments were adopted as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”).