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Broker-Dealer And Agent Registration And Instructions BD - Tennessee

Broker-Dealer And Agent Registration And Instructions Form. This is a Tennessee form and can be used in Securities Blue Sky Secretary Of State .
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FORM BD INSTRUCTIONS A. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. Form BD is the Uniform Application for Broker-Dealer Registration. Broker-Dealers must file this form to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the self-regulatory organizations, and jurisdictions through the Central Registration Depository ("CRD") system, operated by FINRA. UPDATING ­ By law, the applicant must promptly update Form BD information by submitting amendments whenever the information on file becomes inaccurate or incomplete for any reason. CONTACT EMPLOYEE ­ The individual listed as the contact employee must be authorized to receive all compliance information, communications, and mailings, and be responsible for disseminating it within the applicant's organization. GOVERNMENT SECURITIES ACTIVITIES A. Broker-dealers registered or applicants applying for registration under Section 15(b) of the Exchange Act that conduct (or intend to conduct) a government securities business in addition to other broker-dealer activities (if any) must file a notice on Form BD by answering "yes" to Item 2B. B. Section 15C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 requires sole government securities broker-dealers to register with the SEC. To do so, answer "yes" to Item 2C if conducting only a government securities business. C. Broker-dealers registered under Section 15(b) of the Exchange Act that cease to conduct a government securities business must file notice when ceasing their activities in government securities. To do so, file an amendment to Form BD and answer "yes" to ltem 2D. NOTE: 5. Broker-dealers registered under Section 15C may register under Section 15(b) by filing an amendment to Form BD and answering "yes" to Items 2A and 2D. By doing so, broker-dealer expressly consents to withdrawal of broker-dealer's registration under 15C of the Exchange Act. FEDERAL INFORMATION LAW AND REQUIREMENTS ­ An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Section 15, 15B, 15C, 17(a) and 23(a) of the Exchange Act authorize the Commission to collect the Information on this Form from registrants. See 15 U.S.C. 78o, 78o4, 78o-5, 78-q and 78w. Filing of this Form is mandatory; however the social security number information, which aids in identifying the applicant, is voluntary. The principal purpose of this Form is to permit the Commission to determine whether the applicant meets the statutory requirement to engage in the securities business. The Form also is used by applicants to register as brokerdealers with certain self-regulatory organizations and all of the states. The Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. maintain the files of the information on this Form and will make the information publicly available. Any member of the public may direct to the Commission any comments concerning the accuracy of the burden estimate on application facing page of this Form, and any suggestions for reducing this burden. This collection of information has been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget in accordance with the clearance requirements of 44 U.S.C. §3507. The information contained in this form is part of a system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The Securities and Exchange Commission has published in the Federal Register the Privacy Act Systems of Records Notice for these records. B. PAPER FILING INSTRUCTIONS (FIRST TIME APPLICANTS FILING WITH CRD AND WITH SOME JURISDICTIONS) 1. FORMAT A. A full paper Form BD is required when the applicant is filing with the CRD for the first time. In addition, some jurisdictions may require a separate paper filing of Form BD. The applicant should contact the appropriate jurisdiction(s) for specific filing requirements. B. Attach an Execution Page (Page 1) with original manual signatures to the initial Form BD filing. C. Type all information. D. Give the name of the broker-dealer and date on each page. E. Use only the current version of Form BD and its Schedules or a reproduction of them. 2. DISCLOSURE REPORTING PAGE (DRP) ­ Information concerning the applicant or control affiliate that relates to the occurrence of an event reportable under Item 11 must be provided on the applicant's appropriate DRP(BD). If a control affiliate is an individual or organization registered through the CRD, such control affiliate need only complete Part I of the applicant's appropriate DRP(BD). Details of the event must be submitted on the control affiliate's appropriate DRP(BD) or DRP(U-4). Attach a copy of the fully completed DRP(BD), or DRP(U-4) previously submitted. If a control affiliate is an individual or organization not registered through the CRD, provide complete answers to all of the items on the applicant's appropriate DRP(BD). SCHEDULES A, B AND C ­ File Schedules A and B only with initial applications for registration. Use Schedule C to update Schedules A and B. Individuals not required to file a Form U-4 (individual registration) with the CRD system who are listed on Schedules A, B, or C must attach page 2 of Form U-4. The applicant broker-dealer must be listed in Form U-4 Item 20 or 21. Signatures are not required. SCHEDULE D ­ Schedule D provides additional space for explaining answers to Item 1C(2), and `'yes'' answers to items 5, 7, 8, 9,10,12, and 13 of Form BD. 3. 4. C. ELECTRONIC FILING INSTRUCTIONS (APPLICANTS/ REGISTERED BROKER-DEALERS FILING AMENDMENTS WITH CRD) 1. FORMAT A. Items 1-13 must be answered and all fields requiring a response must be completed before the filing will be accepted. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com B. Applicant must complete the execution screen certifying that Form BD and amendments thereto have been executed properly and that the information contained therein is accurate and complete. C. To amend information, applicant must update the appropriate Form BD screens. D. A paper copy, with original manual signatures, of the initial Form BD filing and amendments to Disclosure Reporting Pages (DRPs BD) must be retained by the applicant and be made available for inspection upon a regulatory request. 2. DISCLOSURE REPORTING PAGE (DRP) ­ Information concerning the applicant or control affiliate that relates to the occurrence of an event reportable under Item 11 must be provided on the applicant's appropriate DRP(BD). If a control affiliate is an individual or organization registered through t
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