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A Chinese wall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards insider information and ensuring that improper trading does not occur.


A. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards

B. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

C. known also as a screen or firewall, is a business term that describes an information barrier within an organization, whether for profit or nonprofit, and is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

D. also known as a screen or firewall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest is then used, which safeguards

E. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, which prevents exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

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New post 25 Nov 2018, 17:34
First I will eliminate option A, D because ensuring and safeguards are not in parallel.

Eliminate C for using whether, which is used to make decisions.

Will go with E, 'which' refers to screen or firewall.

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New post 25 Nov 2018, 17:37
Eliminate C for using whether, which is used to make decisions. ---- I am not sure why you said that ?
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Must mention, I myself have disconnects between B & C, chosen C for below reasons. Please do advice if you feel below needs correction, will be helpful to me.

A. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards

1). modifier " screen or firewall refers to Chinese wall that' but phrase is not appropriately placed and hence seems incorrectly modify previous sentence. 2). I also think either a for profit or "a" nonprofit one should have been a correct structure, please do correct me if wrong. 3). which safeguards happens to refer to conflict of interest which is again incorrect as it stands for CW.

B. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

- I also think either a for profit or "a" nonprofit one should have been a correct structure, please do correct me if wrong.

C. known also as a screen or firewall, is a business term that describes an information barrier within an organization, whether for profit or nonprofit, and is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

Though whether is used, I still feel this is the best option of all.
Modifiers used correctly at right places and verb tenses correct.


D. also known as a screen or firewall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest is then used, which safeguards

Similar issues like A, hence discarded.

E. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, which prevents exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding[/quote]

Similar issues like A, hence discarded.
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proabhinav - Why you are finding use of 'weather' odd ?
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A Chinese wall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards insider information and ensuring that improper trading does not occur.


A. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards ( modifier ambiguity,which is also known as a screen or firewall should be close to a Chinese wall)

B. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding (simple past suggests that term is not used anymore to describe what it is intended for)

C. known also as a screen or firewall, is a business term that describes an information barrier within an organization, whether for profit or nonprofit, and is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding ( known also is placed correctly close to a Chinese wall , keep)

D. also known as a screen or firewall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest is then used, which safeguards ( awkward construction)

E. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, which prevents exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding( run on)

Will go with choice C

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New post 25 Nov 2018, 18:33
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proabhinav - Why you are finding use of 'weather' odd ?


Hi

I must accept that while choosing my option, I found whether to be aptly used and didn't have confusion but one of the post mentioned that it' used only for decision making etc. , hence seems influenced my analysis while I posted my view.

I think it is correct.
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‘Whether’ is used to indicate a choice among options. ‘If’ introduces a condition.
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aragonn wrote:
‘Whether’ is used to indicate a choice among options. ‘If’ introduces a condition.


Thank You Aragonn, that' helpful :)
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A, D safeguards not parallel with ensuring.
B,E also known as too far from chinese wall.

I choose C
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A Chinese wall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards insider information and ensuring that improper trading does not occur.


A. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, which is also known as a screen or firewall, is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, which safeguards

B. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

C. known also as a screen or firewall, is a business term that describes an information barrier within an organization, whether for profit or nonprofit, and is used to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

D. also known as a screen or firewall, a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest is then used, which safeguards

E. a business term describing an information barrier within an organization, either a for profit or nonprofit one, also known as a screen or firewall, which prevents exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest, thereby safeguarding

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there's logical use of modifiers. Having the modifier which is also known or also known as so far from the subject makes the sentence unclear, therefore answers (A), (B) and (E) are incorrect. The phrase is used in answer (C) is the verb of the sentence and it matches the subject (a Chinese wall), unlike answer (D) which doesn't have a verb.
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