Chinese Wall


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  • noun

Synonyms for Chinese Wall

a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC

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Davis continued, "Today, I call on Ford to deny or affirm that what I just said was the truth -- that there was no Chinese Wall -- because how could there be if there were people on both sides of that wall?
A rigorous, defined software clean-room method employs both a Chinese wall and the clean-room software-engineering technology and process.
The company also agreed to consent to an administrative proceeding under Section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in which the company would be subjected to a censure and would agree to certain undertakings, including review by an independent consultant of its Chinese Wall procedures and implementation of any recommended improvements.
I have recommended that we build a Chinese wall between the two businesses,' company president Mr Katsuhiko Kawasoe said.
The Chinese wall that usually exists between Pricewise and Betting Bureau broke down yesterday and, before the odds came in, it was agreed we would be lucky to see 4-1 against Sir Michael Stoute's colt.
The England captain 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.
Unbeknownst to investors, the Company did not maintain such a Chinese Wall and defendants caused FBR to engage in insider trading and the manipulation of PIPE (Private Investment in Public Equity) transactions.
The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, the Chinese Wall did not exist between Meeker and Morgan Stanley, which caused class members to suffer millions of dollars in damages.
Lasmo boss Joe Darby said: "They maintained some sort of Chinese wall.
We needed a CRM solution that would help us share important relationship information among our investment professionals, manage our regulatory disclosure obligations and at the same time respect our Chinese wall restrictions," said Tony Kyte, Bridgewell's head of IT.
The Prince had complained that KPMG employees had intimate knowledge of his financial affairs after acting for him, and they could not rely on internal measures to keep his affairs confidential, a so-called Chinese wall.
The Report states that to adequately monitor Chinese Wall compliance, technology is needed to track patterns and connect relationships between touch points spread over millions of pieces of fast-flowing information.
We have had a Chinese wall, or information barrier, erected upon us because we foresaw right at the outset the potential conflict of interests between the soldiers and everyone else," he said.
I have walked on the Chinese Wall, climbed Ayers Rock and been scuba-diving off the coast of Australia.
The JOBS Act has all but eviscerated this Chinese wall for qualifying companies--allowing analysts to create interest in a stock that is the subject of an offering even as their firms profit from underwriting the offering.
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