Securities Enforcement Remedies and Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990

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Published by Prentice Hall Law & Business in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (270 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ) .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Securities -- United States.,
  • Penny stocks -- United States.,
  • Securities fraud -- United States.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGary G. Lynch, William R. McLucas, co-chairmen.
ContributionsLynch, Gary G., McLucas, William R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF1440 .S4532 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 496 p. :
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1598631M
LC Control Number91132551

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