Section 11 of the Securities Act - Part 1: Basic Requirements
This lesson is one of two lessons on section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933, which imposes liability for false or misleading registration statements. This lesson focuses on the basic requirements of a section 11 action; the other lesson discusses the defenses to liability in section 11(b). You should take this lesson first.
A basic understanding of registered securities offerings is helpful, but not essential, to understand this lesson.