Gov't Code Section 4007.052
(a)The commissioner without notice may inspect a registered dealer or registered investment adviser as necessary to ensure compliance with this title and board rules.
(b)The commissioner, during regular business hours, may enter the business premises of a registered dealer or registered investment adviser and examine and copy books and records pertinent to the inspection.
(c)During the inspection, the registered dealer or registered investment adviser shall:
(1)provide to the commissioner or the commissioner’s authorized representative immediate and complete access to the registered dealer’s or registered investment adviser’s office, place of business, files, safe, and any other location at which books and records pertinent to the inspection are located; and
(2)allow the commissioner or the commissioner’s authorized representative to make photostatic or electronic copies of books or records subject to inspection.
(d)A registered dealer or registered investment adviser may not charge a fee for copying information under this section.
(e)Information obtained under this section and any intra-agency or interagency notes, memoranda, reports, or other communications consisting of advice, analyses, opinions, or recommendations that are made in connection with the inspection are confidential. The commissioner may not disclose to the public or release documents or other information made confidential by this subsection except to the same extent provided for the release or disclosure of confidential documents or other information made or obtained in connection with an investigation under Section 4007.053 (Investigative Authority).
Section 4007.052 — Inspections,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.4007.htm#4007.052 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).