Regulation FD, for 'fair disclosure' dictates how public companies may disclose certain types of information about themselves. In essence, Regulation FD requires that a public company's communications regarding so-called inside information be made in an approved form of public disclosure. The purpose of the regulation is to make all material information about a company available to all investors at the same time.
This Course explains how Regulation FD affects the way companies and their subsidiaries communicate certain information to outside parties. The topics covered in the Course include:
• An overview of Regulation FD • Application of Regulation FD • What is a 'disclosure'? • What is 'inside information'? • Methods of fair disclosure • Other communications • Guidance • Violations