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Securities and Exchange Commission, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSecurities and Exchange Commission, thethe Securities and Exchange CommissionSeˌcurities and Exˈchange Comˌmission, the (abbrev. SEC)  a US government organization which makes sure that people and companies obey the laws about the sale of stocks (stock1 ) and bonds (bond1 )From Longman Business DictionarySecurities and Exchange CommissionSeˌcurities and Exˈchange Comˌmission abbreviation SEC nounFINANCELAWORGANIZATIONS in the US, a government organization which controls the way in which bonds, shares etc are traded and makes sure investment arrangements are legal. The organization that does this in Britain is the Financial Services Authority.
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