- Securities Act of 1933, as amended
USAThe federal statute prohibiting the offer or sale of a security (except certain exempt securities or in certain exempt transactions) unless the security has been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and imposing prospectus delivery requirements. The Securities Act also contains anti-fraud provisions prohibiting false representations and disclosures. Enforcement responsibilities were assigned to the SEC by the Exchange Act.
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