Chinese wall Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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Meaning of "Chinese wall" - Business English Dictionary

Chinese wall

noun [C]
 
 
( also firewall)
FINANCE a set of actions that a business, especially a financial institution, takes in order to prevent information that one department has from reaching another department that might illegally get an advantage from it: With Chinese walls, corporate advisers are kept separate from traders so price sensitive information is kept secret.
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