circumstance

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circumstance

A UK euphemism for an event that may give rise to a claim for clinical negligence or medical malpractice.
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Inasmuch as a pricing case is normally factual, the taxpayer's evidence typically shows that the disputed amount would have been reasonable in the circumstances had the parties been dealing at arm's length.
The court considered that the relevant trade level was at wholesale and tried to determine what the wholesale price would be in the circumstances. In particular, it determined that the price should be such as would be to allow a purchaser to sell at retail with a 20 percent profit plus $50 per lot carrying charge.
Would this standard be consistent with the "reasonable amount in the circumstances"?