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Finance Glossary

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Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

Regulation FD

Definition:

FD = full disclosure.

Full disclosure registration means that in trades, securities offerings, and other business deals, everyone has to offer up all the important information that can affect the deal.

Example

If your company sells stocks to the public, the SEC requires that you make information about your finances publicly available. No hiding that you're $30 million in debt, bucko. Not disclosing important information like that can land you in a nice orange jumpsuit.