blackout period


An interval of up to 60 days during which employees may not adjust the investments contained in their plans. Such blackout periods often occur when the plan is undergoing significant changes.

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You should try and do some thorough research during your blackout period so you know how to proceed when it is over.

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Since they were new employees there was a thirty day blackout period that limited their ability to update their plan.

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The blackout period for Facebook was a tumultuous time when Harry was trying to keep under wraps the big plans that Mark had.

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