The Division of Securities administers and enforces compliance with the Florida Securities and Investor Protection Act, designed to protect the investing public and promote economic growth. The division regulates the sale of securities in, to or from Florida to determine compliance with state law. The division is organized into a Bureau of Registrations that registers firms and their employees, and a Bureau of Enforcement that conducts examinations of registered entities throughout the state and processes complaints.
Bureau of Registration: processes and evaluates applications for firms and individuals seeking registration to conduct business in Florida.
Bureau of Enforcement: conducts examinations of registered securities dealers, investment advisers, branch offices and associated persons to determine compliance with the Securities and Investor Protection Act.