In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to Department.Banking@ct.gov and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Business Opportunity Registration

Business Opportunity Look-up

In response to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Department has issued the following interim guidance regarding Securities and Business Opportunity Filings:

Connecticut Interim Guidance - Paperless Submission of Securities Registration, Exemption and Covered Security Filings and Business Opportunity Registration Filings in Light of Pandemic Restrictions - Updated 8/10/2020

Instructions

Business Opportunity Registration Guidelines

Certain Internet Offers Exempted

Fees

How to Claim an Exclusion

Forms

Application to Register Business Opportunity
Form CT BOIA-1

Consent to Service of Process
Form CT BOIA-2

Uniform Franchise Offering Circular Guidelines and NASAA Commentary

Post-sale registration forms 
    Note:  Acceptance of a post-sale registration is in the discretion of the Commissioner.

Resources

Connecticut Business Opportunity Investment Act

Order Pursuant to Section 36b-65(e)(1)(B)

Sales or Marketing Program Construed

FTC Industry Resources

Contact

For more information or assistance, contact us at:

Connecticut Department of Banking
Securities Division
260 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1800

Telephone: (860) 240-8230 or toll-free 1-800-831-7225
E-mail:  dawn.mafera@ct.gov or kevin.maher@ct.gov

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