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10 Pa. Code § 302.065. Canadian broker-dealer exempt.

§ 302.065. Canadian broker-dealer exempt.

 Under section 302(f) of the act (70 P.S. §  1-302(f)), the Department considers it appropriate and in the public interest to exempt Canadian broker-dealers and agents representing Canadian broker-dealers from the broker-dealer and agent registration provisions of section 301 of the act (70 P.S. §  1-301) when effecting transactions in securities in this Commonwealth with persons described in paragraph (1) if the broker-dealer meets the conditions of paragraph (2).

   (1)  The customer is one of the following:

     (i)   A person from Canada who temporarily is present in this Commonwealth with whom the Canadian broker-dealer had a bona fide business-customer relationship before the person entered this Commonwealth.

     (ii)   A person from Canada who is present in this Commonwealth whose only transactions with a Canadian broker-dealer in this Commonwealth relate to a self-directed, tax advantaged retirement plan in Canada as to which the person is the holder or contributor.

   (2)  The Canadian broker-dealer meets the following conditions:

     (i)   Is a member in good standing of a self-regulatory organization or stock exchange in Canada at the time it is effecting transactions into this Commonwealth in reliance on this section.

     (ii)   Is registered as a broker or dealer in good standing in the province or territory of Canada from which it is effecting transactions into this Commonwealth in reliance on this section.

     (iii)   Discloses to its customers in this Commonwealth at the time of a transaction made in reliance on this section that it is not registered under the act.


   The provisions of this §  302.065 amended under sections 102(k), 202(h) and (i), 203(r), 204(a), 207(h), (i) and (k), 209(a), 606(a) and 609(a) of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972 (70 P.S. § §  1-102(k), 2-202(h) and (i), 2-203(r), 2-204(a), 2-207(h), (i) and (k), 2-209(a), 6-606(a) and 6-609(a)); section 202.C of the Department of Banking and Securities Code (71 P.S. §  733-202.C); and section 9(b) of the Takeover Disclosure Law (70 P.S. §  79(b)).


   The provisions of this §  302.065 adopted October 10, 1997, effective October 11, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 5255; transferred and renumbered from 64 Pa. Code §  302.065, December 14, 2012, effective December 15, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 7533; amended January 12, 2018, effective January 13, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 389. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (364732) to (364733).

Cross References

   This section cited in 10 Pa. Code §  203.202 (relating to certain transactions with persons from Canada exempt).

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