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Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC): History; Major Laws that Govern the SEC Industry; Valuable information on the SEC's website (; and Selected Legislative History Materials

What is the SEC?

What is the SEC?

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

(via Legal Information Institute (LII) Cornell Law School)

LII News – Legal Information Institute

SEC - "WHAT WE DO" (HOVER over ABOUT TAB - Top Left)


SEC.GOV (Securities & Exchange Commission Website)

HOVER Over "ABOUT" Tab > "What We Do" (bottom of list)

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

SEC-building-seal | Securities and Exchange Commission | Flickr           SEC Headquarters | View of the headquarters building of the … | Flickr

SEC Organizational Chart

United States Securities & Exchange Commission

SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC) (History, Important Laws Enacted & Valuable information on SEC's website (

While we do have a separate Research Guide/Libguide on Corporate & Securities Resources, this Research Guide here is intended to give a more in-depth look at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) along with what the SEC does:  It's History, Important laws enacted by the SEC; and An Introduction to additional valuable materials found on the SEC's government website (