Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
An independent agency of the United States federal government, responsible for enforcing federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other related activities and organizations.

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