Conflict of Interest
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Conflict of Interest

CONFLICT OF INTEREST.—The term ‘conflict of interest’ means an association, including a financial or personal association, that have the potential to bias or have the appearance of biasing an individual’s decisions in matters related to the Institute or the conduct of activities under this section.

Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest – Outside activities, relationships, or financial interests of a recipient or an employee which may lead the entity to be motivated, or to give the appearance of being motivated, by a desire for private gain.

Conflict of Interest

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: This arises when an attorney is unable to represent a party because of other obligations. 

Conflict of Interest

When you have two different interests at the same time. For example, a lawyer who represents two sides at the same time can't be fair.

Conflict of Interest

A situation when a person or an entity has competing professional or personal obligations to other parties in a financial transaction or in ongoing financial relationships or personal or financial interests that would make it difficult to fulfil his duties fairly.

Conflict of Interest

A situation where a pre-existing personal or professional relationship gives rise to the possibility of that relationship affecting the ability of the person concerned to make an objective decision or assessment.

Conflict of Interest

Financial or proprietary interest in a situation that could cause injury or damage to person or limit choices.

Conflict of Interest

"Conflict of interest" means a person appointed to a local citizen review board who has a personal or pecuniary interest in a case being reviewed by that board.

Conflict of Interest

A conflict of interest will arise where a pre-existing personal or professional relationship gives rise to the possibility of that relationship affecting the Classifier’s ability to make an objective decision or assessment.

Conflict of Interest

Conflict of interest is a situation in which an employee’s private interest (usually financial or economic in nature) conflicts or raises a reasonable question of conflict with the employee’s public duties and responsibilities.

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Conflict of Interest has been defined 20 different ways in documents like Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, OSMRE Federal Assistance Manual 2010, Fifth District Legal Terminology, and 7 more.

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