The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) protects consumers and oversees financial service providers and products. The DBO supervises the operations of state-licensed financial institutions, including banks, credit unions and money transmitters. Additionally, the DBO licenses and regulates a variety of financial service providers, including securities brokers and dealers, investment advisers, payday lenders and other consumer finance lenders. For a complete list of the types of financial services providers and industries regulated by the DBO, go to http://www.dbo.ca.gov/Licensees/default.asp.

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visit the DOCQNET Sel-Service Portal Self-Help Portal – The DBO’s DOCQNET Self-Help Portal allows licensees to submit online applications, exemption notices, annual report information and more. For details, visit DBO’s self-help portal.

 

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Consumer Alerts

Unlicensed online securities broker-dealer services and sales of CDs (05/04/2016)

The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has been notified two related companies – Leitner Investments and Monroe Financial – have been offering unlicensed online securities broker-dealer services and unregistered sales of certificates of deposit (CDs). Read more at the Consumer Alerts page.

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