Overview

Does maintaining a place of business in the state trigger a notice filing (regardless of number of clients)?

Yes, unless the adviser’s only clients in Nevada are investment advisers, broker-dealers or financial or institutional investors.

NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.340(1)(a)(1)
NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.340(1)(a)(2)
NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.340(1)(a)(3)

What is the maximum number of clients an adviser can have in the state without triggering a notice filing?

5 current or prospective clients.
NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.340(1)(a)(3)

What sorts of clients are not counted for purposes of determining whether to notice file?

  1. investment advisers,
  2. broker-dealers or
  3. financial, or institutional investors.

NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.340(1)(a)(1)

Financial or institutional investors are: depository institutions; insurance companies; separate accounts of an insurance companies; investment companies; employee pension, profit-sharing, or benefit plans with total assets over $5,000,000 or if its investment decisions are made by a named fiduciary; or any other institutional buyer.

NEV. REV. STAT. ANN. § 90.240


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