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opportunism

a situation in which one party to a CONTRACT is able to take advantage of the other party or parties to the contract. See ASYMMETRICAL INFORMATION, ADVERSE SELECTION, MORAL HAZARD.
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(83.) See Galanter & Palay, supra note 82, at 959-60 (discussing this form of opportunism); Gilson & Mnookin, supra note 82, at 573.
Councillor Hugh Jones said: "The recent contribution from Ms Atherton on her views on Wrexham town centre smacks of political opportunism of the worst form.
The arguments against are pure political opportunism.
More moderate politicians needed to be 'speaking out' too, and getting 'better mobilized, but sometimes you also see the political opportunism, even in those camps', he said.
If not opportunism, what explains their alliance," said Prime Minister Modi, attacking Congress.
an act of atonement, an admission that they were wrong to aid and abet Najib and the 1MDB scandal, or it will be seen as an act of opportunism,' he said, referring to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
In a statement, they said: "Changing the date of the Everton fixture from its previously confirmed TV slot on Saturday 27th October to their now vacated Sunday afternoon slot is nothing short of naked commercial opportunism at the expense of match-going fans.
The opportunism, about-turns and double dealing can drive the strongest men and women crazy.But outsiders see in this a helpful amoral pragmatism.
This sort of principle-less opportunism was expected from the PTI, which has already besieged the capital once and made allies with hardline clerics, but coming from the PPP it is especially disappointing.
Summary: The greed and opportunism of Lebanese politicians, tribal leaders and political parties knows no bounds.
Secondly, it matters because if we are confronted with a wannabe leader with neither personality nor passion, there can be only one thing guiding them - political opportunism.
In a joint statement, the three candidates said: "Theresa May has called a General Election out of opportunism and intolerance.