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Window period

The allotted time for parties to release themselves from any obligations to a contract without penalty; the period between the filing of a registration statement of a new security with the SEC and the date that security can be issued; the period in which company employees, executives, and other insiders are allowed to trade the company's stock. See Effective date
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Window Period

The period of time during which the SEC allows executives and certain employees to trade in stock of their own company. Window periods exist in order to prevent insider trading while also allowing executives to keep skin in the game.
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window period

The time interval during which a company permits its executives and key employees to trade its stock. See also blackout period.
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There were four suitable window periods for the launch in the month of July: July 15, 16, 29 and 30.
481(a) adjustment--if it cannot file under an exception, including one of the two available window periods.
At Terminal 3, there will be four window periods: 9 a.m.
Also, it is subject to the insider-trading window periods imposed by the company's trading policy and may be suspended or terminated at any time by the board, without prior notice.
Firstly, we experienced a great end to the footy season, and the drama is set to continue in what should prove to be one of the most exciting transfer window periods ever, especially after Ol' Winky himself has finally decided to cash in his chips and go and live the cushy life out in Madrid.
Between me and OM (Marseille), it is always the same trite news story, which reappears during transfer window periods. But a player in my situation could attract Marseille in January
Germany and Italy have already been allowed to extend their open window periods with England and France hoping to follow suit.
This rule drastically limits the ability of a foreign corporation to change its accounting method in one of the window periods under the automatic or nonautomatic procedures.
This plan will allow the company to repurchase shares both during its open window periods and at times when it otherwise might be prevented from doing so under insider trading laws or because of self-imposed trading blackout periods.
92-20, including modifications of general filing requirements, window periods, rulers for taxpayers under examination, and terms and conditions -- most important, the elimination of the Category A and B distinction and the provision of a uniform four-year section 481(a) adjustment.(1)(*).
Thus, if a taxpayer falls into one of the exclusions in Section 4.02, it is generally precluded from filing the method change, unless it meets one of the exceptions to the scope restrictions (e.g., if a taxpayer is under examination, it must either fall into one of the "window periods" set forth in Section 6 of Rev.