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Securities Regulation and Fraud

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law

Securities Regulation and Fraud

Taught by Professor George S. Geis | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Some shareholder lawsuits are managed by an entirely different set of laws, known as federal securities laws. Discover how federal law has stepped in to regulate corporate fundraising and trading activity (including the creation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the 1930s) and has put a stop to fraudulent statements.