1 (in contract law)See nondisclosure; uberrimae fidei.
2 (in company law)a. A method of protecting investors that relies on the company disclosing and publishing information, which is then evaluated by the investors, their advisers, and the press. See also Stock Exchange. b. A method of regulating the conduct of directors and promoters by requiring them, on fiduciary principles or by statutory provisions, to disclose to the company any relevant information, e.g. an interest in a contract with the company.