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Bona Fide

In law, belief that a statement or act is made or done honestly and with no ill intent, even if ill effect results. Liability for ill effect may be lessened or eliminated if the statement or act causing it was bona fide. The term is Latin for "in good faith," and the concept is sometimes referred to in this way.

good faith

Honesty.

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119) The main Good Faith Negotiation statute (120) requires that the court find that the condemning authority engaged in "good faith negotiations" prior to filing the condemnation petition.
Additionally, that blatant ambiguity requiring insureds to provide "other information needed" is one which insurers can exploit to avoid or delay any obligation on their part to engage in good faith negotiations.
Apple Corp chief Neil Aspinall said: "We have tried to reach a settlement through good faith negotiations and regret that our efforts have been in vain.
Apple Corps' chief Neil Aspinall said: "We have tried to reach a settlement through good faith negotiations and regret that our efforts have been in vain.
Apple Corps chief Neil Aspinall said: "We have tried to reach a settlement through good faith negotiations and regret that our efforts have been in vain.
In addition, the company confirmed it is prepared to finalize its agreements for committed financing upon Osteotech's agreement to enter into good faith negotiations with MTF.
By being identified as a PFC, China can be subjected to a Section 301 investigation and face the possibility of trade sanctions if it does not enter into good faith negotiations or make significant progress in bilateral or multilateral negotiations and provide effective protection of IPR.
It is/was the "open-ended" nature of some differences/disputes that precludes the parties from participating in (some) good faith negotiations.
agreed to refrain from seeing WTO authorization to retaliate against the Mexican duties on HFCS for three months while good faith negotiations continued.
16 press release, the AFN claimed the minister had never entered into good faith negotiations on its budget.
The United States should fulfill its obligations as a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty and take a leadership role in good faith negotiations toward achieving nuclear disarmament.
External financing agencies support the principles of good faith negotiations between countries and states that share a river boundary.