chinese wall


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chinese wall

noun barrier, detachment, disconnection, disunion, dividing wall, division, grouping, impenetrable barrier, isolation, partition, safeguard, secure separation, segmentation, severance, shield, total separation
Associated concepts: Chinese wall between clients, conflict of interest, conflicts of interests
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Chinese Wall and Inside Out were his second and third solo albums, originally released in 1984 and 1986, and now available on one budget-priced CD.
Our proposal not only creates more flexibility for access control, but also simulates traditional access control constraints such as SoD and Chinese wall policy in an effective way.
See ibid 231-2, where Lord Millett discussed the salient features of the Chinese wall in this case.
Beckham tested his range once more with a free-kick that breached the Chinese wall but drifted narrowly wide.
Beckham tested his range with another free-kick which breached the Chinese wall, but this time the shot drifted narrowly wide of the goalkeeper's left-hand post.
The Chinese Wall Metaphor gives the illusion of separation and fortification against intrusion, yet this wall that wasn't there did great harm during the dot-com boom, notes Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
He proudly showed his guests the Chinese wall coverings in his dining room which were donated by the Victoria & Albert Museum while Lord Carrington was NATO Secretary General.
In theory, there is an impenetrable Chinese Wall between the two to prevent privileged, inside information from leaking.
Reversing, the Iowa Supreme Court held that a law firm's implementing a Chinese wall is insufficient to prevent the disclosure of confidential information.
Often when physicians are asked to take positions with hospitals, it's to bridge the Chinese wall between doctors and administrators.

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