SEC
SEC abbrSecurities and Exchange Commission see also the important agencies section

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

SEC
abbrv.
Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


SEC
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

SEC
An independent regulatory agency of the US government that administers the US securities markets. It has broad powers to issue regulations, institute administrative proceedings and bring a suit in the federal courts to enforce securities provisions.
For further information, see the SEC website: .
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The federal agency created to administer the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended) and the Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) and later given authority to administer the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The statutes administered by the SEC are designed to promote full public disclosure and protect the investing public against fraudulent and manipulative practices in the securities markets.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


SEC

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


SEC
An abbreviation for the Securities And Exchange Commission.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


SEC
I
An abbreviation for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
II see Securities an Exchange Commission

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • sec — sec …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • sec — sec, sèche [ sɛk, sɛʃ ] adj. et n. m. • v. 980 « desséché »; lat. siccus, sicca I ♦ (Concret) 1 ♦ Qui n est pas ou est peu imprégné de liquide. ⇒ desséché. Feuilles sèches. Bois sec. « demandez de la pluie; nos blés sont secs comme vos tibias »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sec — sec, sèche (sèk, sè ch ) adj. 1°   Qui a peu ou qui n a pas d humidité. 2°   Qui n est plus frais. 3°   Que l on a fait sécher, que l on a rendu moins humide 4°   Qui n est pas mouillé, n est pas moite. 5°   Vin sec, vin qui n a rien de liquoreux …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sec — sec·a·lin; sec·a·lose; sec·a·mo·ne; sec; sec·a·teur; Sec·co·tine; sec·o·barbital; sec·odont; Sec·o·nal; sec·ond·ar·i·ly; sec·ond·ar·i·ness; sec·ond hand·ed·ness; sec·ond·ly; sec·ond·ness; sec·re·taire; sec·re·tar·i·al; sec·re·tar·i·at;… …   English syllables

  • sec — SEC, [s]eche. adj. Qui participe de celle des quatre premieres qualitez qui est opposée à humide. Les philosophes considerent la terre comme estant froide & seche, & le feu comme estant chaud & sec. l esté a esté fort sec. il fait un temps bien… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • sec — SEC, SEÁCĂ, seci, adj. 1. Lipsit de apă; care a secat, s a uscat. Albia seacă a unui râu. ♦ (Despre locuri) Lipsit de umezeală; p. ext. arid, neproductiv. ♢ Tuse seacă = tuse uscată, fără expectoraţie. Timbru (sau sigiliu) sec = urmă de ştampilă… …   Dicționar Român

  • Seč — ist der Name von Seč u Nasavrk, Stadt im Okres Chrudim, Tschechien Seč u Blovic, Gemeinde im Okres Plzeň jih, Tschechien Seč u Brandýsa nad Orlicí, Gemeinde im Okres Ústí nad Orlicí Seč (Slowakei), Gemeinde im Okres Prievidza, Slowakei Seč,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sec — [sek] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: SECOND2] 1.) a sec spoken informal a very short period of time hang on a sec/hold on a sec/just a sec etc (=wait a short time) ▪ Is Al there? Hold on a sec, I ll check. in a sec ▪ I ll be with you in a sec …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • SEC — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. sec est un adjectif représentant l inverse de mouillé. Les déserts sont généralement très secs. SEC est aussi une abréviation ou un sigle qui peut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seč — is name of several locations in central Europe:* Seč, a village in Pardubice Region (Chrudim District) of the Czech Republic ** Seč dam next to the Seč village * Seč, a village in the Trenčín Region (Prievidza District) of Slovakia …   Wikipedia

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