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1. The payee's signature on the back of a check indicating that the payee has received the check. Banks require that payees endorse checks before they may be cashed or deposited.

2. An amendment to a document, especially an insurance policy. Informally, they are called riders.
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An owner's signature that serves to transfer the legal rights to a negotiable certificate to another party.
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(also spelled indorsement) Placing one's signature on the back of a check or other negotiable instrument in order to transfer ownership to another.Endorsers warrant payment of the instrument unless they sign with the additional words “without recourse.”

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The relevance between the two is very important for a successful endorsement. The best example is that of Shahid Afridi and Head and Shoulders shampoo.
But sometimes it depends on how you brand yourself in the industry that brings the endorsement bro.
By attachment of the Riot And Strike Endorsement with the Fire Insurance Policy, it is thereby agreed and declared, in-between Insurers and the Insureds, that Insurance under the same Policy shall extend to cover Loss or Damage consequent upon Riot And Strike to include the following, which, however, shall also be subject to Special Conditions contained in the Riot And Strike Endorsement: -
Any endorsement offers an opportunity to do more than express a preference among competing candidates.
Whether newspaper endorsements still make a difference in elections is an open question but with the polls as tight as they are, undecided voters still may be looking for direction.
Although endorsements mostly mirror the political stance of the corresponding newspapers, and are therefore expected, unexpected endorsements may come as (1) a surprise, when a newspaper traditionally endorsing one party goes for another party; equally, they may appear as (2) inconsistent, when they are at odds with the newspaper's typical discourse (political language).
The courts are grappling with issues such as which entities qualify as insureds under the endorsements, whether and to what extent insurers may subrogate against such insureds, and to what degree the endorsements apply to inter-insurer disputes.
We have also included the Step by Step Process for the 2016 Endorsement for you to be able to follow as it progresses.
Endorsements include the traditional paid celebrity, but further include reviews by consumers or bloggers, product demonstrations, and even product mentions in social media.
(SeeFTC Endorsement Guidelines, 16 CFR A*255.0(b) [link here: http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title16/16cfr255_main_02.tpl].)
The endorsements come as the GOP race for Cruz's home state heats up, with other candidates visiting Texas on a weekly basis and some beginning to assemble their own teams of state-level supporters.
Our literature review revealed a relative lack of studies integrating brand and celebrity, opening space to pose the following question: What is the effect of the brand on the evaluation of advertisements containing celebrity endorsements?