- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 45. Trade and Commerce
- Chapter 55. Alaska Securities Act
- Section 27. Additional Fraudulent, Dishonest, and Unethical Business Practices of Agents.
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. Practices of Broker-Dealers and Agents Considered Fraudulent or Deceitful.
AS 45.55.027. Additional Fraudulent, Dishonest, and Unethical Business Practices of Agents.
In addition to the acts and practices described in AS 45.55.025
, the acts and practices of an agent that constitute dishonest or unethical practices in the securities business under
(a), that are grounds for imposition of administrative fines, censure, denial, suspension, revocation of a
registration, or other appropriate disciplinary action, and that are contrary to the high standards of commercial honor
and just and equitable principles of trade to be observed by agents, include
- (1) engaging in the practice of lending to or borrowing money or securities from a customer or acting as a custodian for
money, securities, or an executed stock power of a customer;
- (2) effecting securities transactions not recorded on the regular books and records of the broker-dealer that the agent
represents unless the transactions are authorized in writing by the broker-dealer before execution of the transactions;
- (3) establishing or maintaining an account containing fictitious information in order to execute transactions that would
otherwise be prohibited;
- (4) sharing directly or indirectly in profits and losses in the account of a customer without the written authorization of
the customer and the broker-dealer that the agent represents;
- (5) dividing or otherwise splitting the agent's commissions, profits, or other compensation from the purchase and sale of
securities with a person who is not also registered in this state as an agent for the same broker-dealer or as a
broker-dealer under direct or indirect common control of the broker-dealer or agent unless the person is not required
to be registered in order to engage in the securities business in this state;
- (6) failing to disclose to a customer or prospective customer at the time of the first contact with the customer or
prospective customer the name of the registered entity if different from the name under which the agent is doing
- (7) contacting a person who has requested to be placed on a list of persons who do not want to be contacted by the
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