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(a)registered or qualified with: the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, any state securities agency, any securities exchange or association, or any commodities or futures contract market or association, nor
(b) engaged as an “investment advisor” as that term is defined in Section 201(11) of the Investment Advisor’s Act of 1940 (whether or not registered or qualified under that Act), nor
(c) employed by a bank or another organization that is exempt from registration under Federal and/or state securities laws to perform functions that would require him or her to be so registered or qualified if he or she were to perform such functions for an organization not so exempt.
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Although the different exchanges may have slight variation on the rule they all agree to the basis definition outline above.
In order to qualify as a non-professional subscriber, the subscriber usage would need to be TRUE for question A of the DAS Disclaimer questionnaire and FALSE for all subsequent questions.
Thank you for your interest in the DAS/TD Ameritrade integration! The beta testing of this integration began in July of 2020. Once beta testing is complete, the on-boarding and ‘go-live’ process will begin end of September 2020.
If you are interested in learning more about the DAS/TD Ameritrade integration once it is ready for the public, please fill out the form below. We will send an email when the integration is live.
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