The Federal Securities Laws and Small Business

Sargent, James S.
January 1978
Business Lawyer;Jan1978, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p901
Academic Journal
Discusses the securities laws on small businesses in the United States. Provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; Purpose of the Securities Act of 1933; Details on the Business Combination Rule.


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