declare an interest/a conflict of interests

declare an interest/a conflict of interest(s)
to say publicly that you could gain a personal advantage from a situation and so might not be able to make decisions that are fair and honest: »

The Mayor was advised to declare a potential conflict of interest over a road project that could boost his wife's business.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • declare a conflict of interests — declare an interest/a conflict of interest(s) ► to say publicly that you could gain a personal advantage from a situation and so might not be able to make decisions that are fair and honest: »The Mayor was advised to declare a potential conflict… …   Financial and business terms

  • conflict of interests — A situation that can arise if a person (or firm) acts in two or more separate capacities and the objectives in these capacities are not identical. The conflict may be between self interest and the interest of a company for which a person works or …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • declare — de‧clare [dɪˈkleə ǁ ˈkler] verb [transitive] 1. to make something known officially to the public: • Shares in the company, which declared a £216 million loss, fell 712p to 334p. • Two dominant companies have declared major redundancy programmes… …   Financial and business terms

  • declare an interests — declare an interest/a conflict of interest(s) ► to say publicly that you could gain a personal advantage from a situation and so might not be able to make decisions that are fair and honest: »The Mayor was advised to declare a potential conflict… …   Financial and business terms

  • interest — the cost of borrowing money. Glossary of Business Terms What is paid to a lender for the use of his money and includes compensation to the lender for three factors: 1) Time value of money (lender s rate) the value of today s dollar is more than… …   Financial and business terms

  • Interest — The price paid for borrowing money. It is expressed as a percentage rate over a period of time and reflects the rate of exchange of present consumption for future consumption. Also, a share or title in property. The New York Times Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • interest — I UK [ˈɪntrəst] / US noun Word forms interest : singular interest plural interests *** Get it right: interest: When the noun interest means a feeling of wanting to know more about something , it is followed by the preposition in, not for: Wrong:… …   English dictionary

  • interest — in|terest1 W1S2 [ˈıntrıst] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Anglo French interesse, from Latin interesse to be between, make a difference, concern , from esse to be ] 1.) [singular, U] if you have an interest in something or someone, you want to know… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • interest group — a group of people drawn or acting together in support of a common interest or to voice a common concern: Political interest groups seek to influence legislation. [1905 10] * * * ▪ political science Introduction also called  special interest group …   Universalium

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