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Securities Law Research Guide: STATE "BLUE-SKY" LAWS

Statutes, regulations, treatises, and other sources of securities law

SECONDARY SOURCES ON BLUE SKY LAWS

"Blue sky laws" are state laws regulating securities transactions and prohibiting fraudulent sales practices in connection with securities. The phrase comes from the opinion in Hall v. Geiger-Jones Co., 242 U.S. 539 (1917), when Justice McKenna described “speculative schemes which have no more basis than so many feet of ‘blue sky.”

NEW YORK SECURITIES LAWS

CONNECTICUT SECURITIES LAWS

NEW JERSEY SECURITIES LAWS