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I. Introduction
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Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 10 (2000): Securities Regulation – An Introduction

Completed in January 1994; later major changes have been taken into account until the end of 1999.

Detlev F. Vagts

1. Introduction to securities regulation. – As a separate body of law securities regulation emerged with the work of Louis Loss who began to teach a course with that name in the 1950’s and published the first edition of the treatise by that name in 1951. In the following three decades it became a full-fledged independent discipline in the united states and more recentl…

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Detlev F. Vagts, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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