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A white ceremonial vestment made of linen or lawn, worn by bishops and other church dignitaries.

[Middle English, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]


(Clothing & Fashion) a white surplice with tight sleeves, worn by bishops, abbots, and certain other Church dignitaries
[C14: from Old French, from roc coat, outer garment, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German roc coat]


(ˈrɒtʃ ɪt)

a vestment of linen or lawn, resembling a surplice, worn esp. by bishops and abbots.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French: outer garment < Germanic; compare Old English rocc outer garment]
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As Jean-Charles Rochet and Jean Tirole realized in their pioneering paper, "Many, if not most markets with network externalities are characterized by the presence of two distinct sides whose ultimate benefit stems from interacting through a common platform.
L'Oreal partnership accelerates on building omnichannel services to enhance the consumer experience at every touchpoint," says Lubomira Rochet, L'Oreal's chief digital officer.
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According to L'Oreal, this year's selection jury included Nicolas Hieronimus, president, selective divisions at L'Oreal; Jerome Tixier, EVP-human resources, L'Oreal; Lubomira Rochet, chief digital officer, L'Oreal; Brigitte Liberman, worldwide president, active cosmetics division, L'Oreal; Laetitia Toupet, La Roche-Posay international brand director, L'Oreal and Guive Balooch, global VP-R&I tech incubator at L'Oreal.
Flannery (1996) and Rochet and Vives (2004) describe other examples where direct lending to banks during crises is necessary because the market fails to allocate liquidity efficiently among banks due to information problems or coordination failures--see Bordo (1990) for a review of different views on whether the central bank should provide liquidity directly to banks or only indirectly through open market operations.
Rochet and Vives (2004) examine the role of LOLR policies, prompt corrective action, and liquidity requirements in a model where liquidity crises can occur as unique equilibria.
Originally, the theory can be traced to three papers by Caillaud and Julien, (18) Rochet and Tirole, (19) and Armstrong (20) published from 2003 to 2006.
Crowd-favorites Gretchen Ho and Charo Soriano of Petron XCS battle Rochet dela Paz and Aurora Tripoli of Accel Quantum Plus B-Perpetual Molino at 2:30 p.
Crowd favorite Gretchen Ho and Charo Soriano of Petron XCS overpowered their rivals, Accel Quantum Plus B Perpetual Molino's Aurora Tripoli and Rochet Dela Paz, 21-7, 21-9, yesterday to snare a quarterfinal seat.
Some economists, such as Jean-Charles Rochet and Jean Tirole, Bernard Caillaud and Bruno Jullien, Mark Armstrong, and others, then designed a theory--the theory of two-sided markets--to try to define what was specific about this type of market and to explain platforms' pricing strategies.
Leautier, Rochet, and Villeneuve, 2007; Pettit, 2007; Hyot and Liebenberg, 2011; Paape and Spekte, 2012 and the references they contain).
The topic "Urban Lifecycle Management" was presented by expert Professor Claude Rochet of Aix Marseille University - Head of Research Laboratory in Competitive Intelligence at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Paris.