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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 21. Securities and Retail Franchising
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Division of Securities and Retail Franchising
Chapter 80. Investment Advisors
2/20/2018

21VAC5-80-40. Updates and Amendments.

A. An investment advisor or federal covered advisor shall file electronically on IARD, in accordance with Form ADV instructions, any amendments to the investment advisor's Form ADV.

1. An amendment will be considered to be filed promptly if filed within 30 days of the event that requires the filing of the amendment; and

2. Within 90 days of the end of the investment advisor's fiscal year, an investment advisor must file electronically on IARD an Annual Updating Amendment to the Form ADV.

3. An investment advisor is prohibited from using an amendment until it receives notice of acceptance from the commission through IARD.

B. An investment advisor shall file the balance sheet as prescribed by Part 2A, Item 18 of Form ADV, unless excluded from such requirement, with the commission at its Division of Securities and Retail Franchising within 90 days of the investment advisor's fiscal year end. Any investment advisor who is registered in the state in which it maintains its principal place of business shall file with the commission at its Division of Securities and Retail Franchising any financial documents required to be filed by the state within 10 days of the time it must file these documents in such state.

C. A federal covered advisor shall maintain all other-than-Annual Amendments to Part 2 of Form ADV at its principal place of business and shall make a copy available to the commission at its Division of Securities and Retail Franchising within five days of its request.

Statutory Authority

ยงยง 12.1-13 and 13.1-523.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Rule 1003, Case No. SEC870040, eff. July 2, 1987; amended by Case No. SEC890040, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Volume 13, Issue 25, eff. September 1, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1998; Volume 17, Issue 20, eff. July 1, 2001; Volume 19, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 29, Issue 20, eff. June 3, 2013.

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