(but need not)

From The Jolly Contrarian
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Towards more picturesque speech



George Orwell on plain English | SEC guidance on plain English Plain English Anatomy Noun | Verb | Adjective | Adverb | Preposition | Conjunction | Latin | Germany | Flannel | Legal triplicate | Nominalisation | Murder your darlings

Index — Click ᐅ to expand:

Get in touch
Comments? Questions? Suggestions? Requests? Sign up for our newsletter? Questions? We’d love to hear from you.
BREAKING: Get the new weekly newsletter here Old editions here

As in “The Calculation Agent may (but need not) determine the appropriate correction or repayment, if any”. Popular amongst members of an ISDA drafting committee.

Useful for those diligent attorneys who are not entirely sure of the meaning of the world "may", or the concept of a discretion. JOG ON.