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Logical Consequences – When “must” means may and “may” means must

Logical Consequences – When “must” means may and “may” means must

Getting legal advice on how a statute, regulation or contract is likely to be interpreted by a court is usually a sound idea on any significant business decision.  What may appear straightforward  is not always as non-lawyers would expect.  For example, in some cases, the word “may” is used.  Usually, that would set out the something was permissible, not that it was required.  But context […]

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