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This guide was written by Leslie Wong, JD, MLS, in 2011, when she was a Reference Librarian at the Gould Law Library.



This guide is meant to assist a user in starting research with the topic of federal securities regulation law. It is for informational purposes only.




The laws and rules that govern the securities in the United States derive from the idea that all investors should have access to certain basic facts about an investment prior to buying it, and so long as they hold it. Therefore, pursuant to federal (and some state or blue sky laws) laws, public companies must disclose meaningful financial information so that investors may make informed investment decisions.


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