at owner's risk

Condition against liability in accepting paper for collection. 10 Am J2d Banks § 702.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • owner's risk — ➔ risk1 * * * owner s risk UK US noun [U] ● at the owner s risk Cf. at the owner s risk …   Financial and business terms

  • owner's risk — A term employed by common carriers in bills of lading and shipping receipts to signify that the carrier does not assume responsibility for the safety of the goods. Morrison v Phillips & Colby Constr. Co. 44 Wis 405 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • at owner's risk — adverb see owner …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the owner's risk — ► INSURANCE, TRANSPORT if something is transported at the owner s risk, the owner must insure it against loss or damage while it is being transported → Compare BUYER S RISK(Cf. ↑buyer s risk) Main Entry: ↑owner s risk …   Financial and business terms

  • owner — own‧er [ˈəʊnə ǁ ˈoʊnər] noun [countable] 1. a person or organization that owns something: • Legally, the buyer becomes the owner at the instant the contract is made. • The bank s new fixed rate mortgage is proving popular with home owners. owner… …   Financial and business terms

  • risk — /rɪsk/ noun 1. possible harm or a chance of danger ♦ to run a risk to be likely to suffer harm ♦ to take a risk to do something which may make you lose money or suffer harm 2. ♦ at owner’s risk a situation where goods shipped or stored are… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • risk — /rɪsk/ noun 1. possible harm or a chance of danger ♦ to run a risk to be likely to suffer harm ♦ to take a risk to do something which may make you lose money or suffer harm 2. ♦ at owner’s risk a situation where goods shipped or stored are… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Risk — Typically defined as the standard deviation of the return on total investment. Degree of uncertainty of return on an asset. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. risk risk 1 [rɪsk] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the possibility that… …   Financial and business terms

  • risk — (1) Noun The possibility of loss. (2) Noun The uncertainty of whether events, expected or otherwise, will have an adverse impact. In this context, the adverse impact is usually a quantity of return ( income) or value at risk. (3) Noun the… …   Financial and business terms

  • risk — risk1 W1S2 [rısk] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: risque, from Italian risco] 1.) [U and C] the possibility that something bad, unpleasant, or dangerous may happen = ↑danger →↑gamble, chance ↑chance risk of ▪ the risk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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