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Finance Glossary

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Blue-Sky Laws


Blue-Sky laws are the collective group of state-by-state regulations involving the marketing and sale of securities. If you want to make new issues and secondary offerings available in, say, Idaho, you have to register according to the relevant Idaho laws. Some states' regulations are more onerous than others.