full disclosure

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Full disclosure

Describes exchange and government regulations providing for the release and free exchange of all information pertinent to a given security.

Full Disclosure

The act of revealing all relevant information to the public, especially to avoid the appearance of bias or fraud. The SEC requires publicly-traded companies to render full disclosure of their financial state as much as possible. See also: Transparency.

full disclosure

The disclosure of all relevant financial and operating information. For example, the SEC requires public corporations to make full disclosure when they issue securities.

full disclosure

A requirement to reveal all information relevant to a transaction. Some states have full disclosure laws requiring transmittal of property condition information to buyers.

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A report from the Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) further supports the notion that full disclosure and apologies are effective: 36 states have enacted legislation that precludes a health practitioner's apology from being used in a negligence or malpractice lawsuit, the AHRQ report notes.
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The ultimate victim here is full disclosure itself.
Full Disclosure applies the internal rate of return method to current illustrated accumulation values and current death benefits measured at policy durations of 30 years, dependent on age combination.
Perhaps the most important manifestation is the call for full disclosure following an adverse event.
For purposes of corporate tax return compliance activities, recent developments suggest the wisdom of avoiding hide-the-ball strategies in preparing tax returns and instead making straight forward presentations in the return and erring on the side of full disclosure of all reportable transactions.
Some foundation directors fear that full disclosure will discourage generosity.
Concerning your editorial, "Embracing Scrutiny," in the October issue of EHP [Environ Health Perspect 112:A788 (2004)], the need for full disclosure of all potential conflicts of interest by all coauthors contributing to a publication in EHP is commendable and obviously needed.
This duty includes the obligation to make full disclosure to the other spouse of all material facts and information regarding the existence, characterization and valuation of all assets in which the community has or may have an interest; debts for which the community is or may be liable; and to provide equal access to all information, records and books that pertain to the value and character of those assets and debts, upon request.
And there's less than full disclosure of incidents of food poisoning, communicable illnesses and sexual assault on these pleasure vessels.
Although some board members predict large potential losses because of the new policy, others expect that firms will agre e to full disclosure as more and more public funds demand it.