blue-sky law

noun

Definition of blue-sky law

:a law providing for the regulation of the sale of securities (such as stock)

First Known Use of blue-sky law

1911


Law Dictionary

blue-sky law

noun

legal Definition of blue-sky law

:a law providing for the regulation (as through registration) of the sale of securities (as stock) for the purpose of preventing fraud

Learn More about blue-sky law


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up blue-sky law? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!