Background Note | HBS Case Collection | June 1984 (Revised March 1993)

Securities Law and Public Offerings

by Howard H. Stevenson and Michael J. Roberts


Describes the relevant securities laws which pertain to the public offering of securities, as well as the business issues and process of a public offering.

Keywords: Laws and Statutes; Capital Markets; Initial Public Offering; Public Administration Industry;


Stevenson, Howard H., and Michael J. Roberts. "Securities Law and Public Offerings." Harvard Business School Background Note 384-165, June 1984. (Revised March 1993.)