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Any of various state laws regulating the issuance and sale of securities in order to protect the public from fraud.
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(Stock Exchange) US a state law regulating the trading of securities: intended to protect investors from fraud
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a law regulating the sale of securities or real estate, esp. one designed to prevent the sale of fraudulent stocks.
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