Well's Notice

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DEFINITION of 'Well's Notice'

Notifications issued by regulators to inform individuals and companies of completed investigations where infractions have been discovered.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Well's Notice'

A Well's notice gives recipients the opportunity to explain any improprieties and convince regulators that forward movement on such actions is unnecessary.

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