said by MaynardKrebs:
Call it what it is, rather than couching it in euphemism - THEY'RE F!CKING LYING!!
Yeah, but what if one day the lawyer who wrote the paragraph ends up working for Mirko's team, or if B$ELL buys Primus, or some other permutational variation of subordinate/superior relationship happens between the 2 companies or some of their depts ?
It's like when a lawyer/politician says "My learned colleague...."