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CALIFORNIA CORPORATE & SECURITIES LAW

Investment Advisor or Investment Adviser?

Even though the federal statute is named the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, persons regulated by that act often refer to themselves as “advisors” and not “advisers”.  Which is spelling is correct? In English, we use both the –er and –or as endings to create agent-nouns.  For example, the verb “create” becomes the agent-noun “creator”.  The question…

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