States May Require In-State Registration for Agents and Representatives Teleworking Due to COVID-19

Stark&Stark released an article notifying investment advisors that state regulators will be requiring licensing for investment advisers representatives who are now working from home. Firms should quickly analyze whether they must license these individuals under the respective and applicable state law. The "grace period" for those IRAs who are now working from home due to COVID-19 ended August 31,2020 if they were previously unlicensed.