blue sky law

blue-sky law

noun
a law regulating the sale of securities, real estate, etc., especially such a law designed to prevent the promotion of fraudulent stocks.

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism

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blue-sky law
 
n
(US) a state law regulating the trading of securities: intended to protect investors from fraud

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