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Christian & Small LLP Birmingham Alabama
Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Phoenix Arizona
Greenberg Glusker Los Angeles California
Ferris & Britton, A Professional Corporation San Diego California
Brody Wilkinson PC Fairfield County Connecticut
Rosenthal, Monhait & Goddess, P.A. Wilmington Delaware
Krevolin & Horst, LLC Atlanta Georgia
Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C. Roseland New Jersey
Barton LLP New York New York
Ganfer & Shore, LLP New York New York
Rothman Gordon Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Rosen Hagood Charleston South Carolina
O'Donnell, Ferebee & Frazer, PC Houston Texas
Prince Yeates Salt Lake City Utah
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC Harrisonburg Virginia
Goodman Allen Donnelly Richmond Virginia
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC West Virginia
Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. Milwaukee Wisconsin
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Quijano & Associates Belize District Belize
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Barcellos Tucunduva Advogados Sao Paulo Brazil
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Quijano & Associates Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands
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Danailov, Drenski, Nedelchev & Co./Lex Locus Sofia Bulgaria
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WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors Frankfurt am Main Germany
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Fusthy & Manyai Law Office Budapest Hungary
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S Eshwar Consultants | House of Corporate & IPR Laws Chennai India
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Njoroge Regeru & Company Kenya Kenya
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Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Tijuana Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Ciudad Juarez Mexico
Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton Guadalajara Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Mexico City Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton San Pedro Garza Garcia Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Queretaro Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Matamoros Mexico
Cacheaux Cavazos & Newton Reynosa Mexico
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Giwa-Osagie & Company Ikoyi Nigeria
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Quijano & Associates Panama City Panama
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Hanol Law Offices Seoul South Korea
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Formosan Brothers Taipei Taiwan

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Securities Law

Securities law is the area of law dealing with securities, which is the generic term for shares of stock, bonds and debentures issued by corporations and governments to evidence ownership and terms of payment of dividends or final pay-off. They are called securities because the assets and/or the profits of the corporation or the credit of the government stand as security for payment. However, unlike secured transactions in which specific property is pledged (like a mortgage or car), securities are only as good as the future profitability of the corporation or the management of the governmental agency.

Both federal and state laws regulate securities. Federal securities laws are generally administrated by the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) which was established by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The other two main federal laws are the Investment Company Act of 1940 (“Investment Company Act”), and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”).

In addition to the federal laws, there are also state laws that govern securities. These laws are commonly known as Blue Sky Laws, which typically give the investor who loses money or is defrauded in the securities markets far greater protections than are available under the federal laws.