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Foreign Regulators

Foreign Regulators

Investors sometimes contact us with questions and complaints about foreign companies and securities.  In many cases, the SEC does not regulate these companies or securities, but a foreign regulator does.  The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has a website that includes links to many foreign securities regulators.


The Office of Investor Education and Advocacy has provided this information as a service to investors.  It is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SEC policy.  If you have questions conce