Georgia Code § 10-5-76 - Public Records; Exceptions

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, records obtained by the Commissioner or filed under this chapter, including a record contained in or filed with a registration statement, application, notice filing, or report, are public records and are available for public examination.

(b) The following information and documents do not constitute public information under subsection (a) of this Code section and shall be confidential:

(1) Information or documents obtained by the Commissioner in connection with an investigation under Code Section 10-5-71;

(2) Information or documents filed with the Commissioner in connection with a registration statement or exemption filing under this chapter which constitute trade secrets or commercial or financial information of a person for which that person is entitled to and has asserted a claim of confidentiality or privilege authorized by law;

(3) Any document or record specifically designated as confidential in accordance with this chapter; and

(4) Any document, record, or information designated as confidential by federal statute, rule, or regulation.

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