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Securities Law




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Securities law (or Capital Markets law) is the group of laws and regulations that govern the issuance of securities. A security is a financial instrument usually designed to raise money for a business from investors in the business. Securities law dictates what a corporation has to do in order to offer their investment to the public.

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Educational Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree

  • LLB

  • LLM

What you need to get started

  • Practical experience is required through research, mock trials, and undergoing part-time clerkships.

  • Taking courses on accounting, finance and business may be helpful because securities lawyers need to be able to understand financial statements and the way businesses operate.

Soft Skills

  • Negotiation

  • Intuitive

  • Conceptual Clarity

  • Strong Work Ethics

  • Oral and Written Communication

  • Critical thinking

  • Problem Solving

  • Interpersonal Skills

Technical Skills

  • Drafting

  • Accounting

  • Research

  • Business Strategy

  • Well informed on Government Regulations

  • Finance


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