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business

1. an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and services
2. a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory
3. commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)
4. volume or quantity of commercial activity
5. commercial policy or procedure
6. Theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect
7. a group of ferrets
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Before joining Business Risk Partners, he served for seven years as national practice leader at Hanover Insurance Group for its fidelity/crime line of business.
While some courts have been liberally expanding the subcontractor exception to the "your work" exclusion, others have been eroding remaining business risk defenses.
Clear guidance on the business risk appetite and risk management is necessary to align the risk-reward-reputation preferences of all stakeholders, including the tax director and the tax department.
Protiviti, a leading internal audit and risk consulting firm, has introduced two advanced technology solutions that it says will help its clients better identify, evaluate and manage their business risks.
Research examining the relationship between client's business risk and audit risk shows that the client's financial condition can affect the evaluation of audit risk, and vice versa (Kruetzfeldt and Wallace 1986; O'Keefe et al.
The emergence of business risk insurance follows moves by many companies to rethink the way they manage their traditional P&C risks in order to enhance shareholder value.
A process approach to risk management tears down traditional functional barriers, allowing business risk assessment and control to permeate all aspects of an organization.
An entity's business risk is the risk associated with the entity's survival and profitability.
In a recent study we conducted, we discovered that executives now are looking at business risk as an integrated company problem, not an isolated problem of treasury risk or insurance risk.
Report contains target price, forecast on business risk (short-, mid-, and long-term) and growth possibilities (long-term) of the company, providing reader with necessary information to make decisions.
The company has formed a Business Risk Advisory Committee, which serves as the forum for reviewing selected business risks as they emerge.
For example, some of the company's audits may cover a business risk that spans many departments, such as the one performed recently on travel expenses.

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