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English definition of “investor protection”

investor protection

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE
protection of investors so that they do not lose money if their investments fail: There is now full investor protection up to £35,000.
protection of investors so that they do not lose money if people get money from them dishonestly: The group is dedicated to investor protection through comprehensive regulation.
protection of investors so that they are not sold financial products that they do not need or that will lose them money: The Financial Services Act set up the system of investor protection.
(Definition of investor protection from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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