Securities and Exchange Commission


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Se·cu·ri·ties and Exchange Commission

(sĭ-kyo͝or′ĭ-tēz)
n.
A US government agency that supervises the exchange of securities so as to protect investors against malpractice.

Securities and Exchange Commission

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(Economics) a US federal agency established in 1934 to supervise and regulate issues of and transactions in securities and to prosecute illegal stock manipulations. Abbreviation: SEC
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Noun1.Securities and Exchange Commission - an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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NEW YORK -- CorTS Trust II For BellSouth Debentures (New York Stock Exchange Ticker Symbol "KCH"), announced today its intention to seek approval from the New York Stock Exchange (the "Exchange") and the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") to terminate and strike from listing and registration on the Exchange the CorTS Trust II For BellSouth Debentures, Corporate-Backed Trust Securities (CorTS) Certificates.
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