On June 1, 2020, the Chicago and Springfield offices of the Department will be open for business and will be accessible to the public by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Department staff member handling your matter or call the office general telephone number. Chicago 312-793-3384 • Springfield 217-782-2256 .
In addition, the Department will continue to accept applications, registration requests, investor complaints and other inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic filing is strongly encouraged. Documents that are mailed or delivered to the Department will be processed but may experience some delays.
The department is responsible for the regulation of the securities industry in Illinois and protection of investors by ensuring compliance with the law and investigating any complaints of fraud or improper practices.
Administrative action taken by the department can be used to assist the investor if a civil action is filed.