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Colorable

False; counterfeit; something that is false but has the appearance of truth.

colorable

(Plausible), adjective ad captandum, alleged, apparent, apparently right, ben trovato, conceivable, conjecturable, convincing, credible, feasible, in posse, ostensible, persuasive, presumable, presumptive, reasonable, seeming, seemingly fair, seemingly sound, seemingly valid, sensible, supposable, surmisable, tenable, thinkable, verisimilis, warrantable
Associated concepts: colorable authority, colorable cause, colorable claim, colorable invocation of jurisdiction, collrable title

colorable

(Specious), adjective appearing, artful, crafty, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, false, feigned, fraudulent, sham, trumped up, untrue
See also: ostensible, plausible, specious
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An appropriate response is one that enables the reporting attorney to reasonably believe that (1) no violation exists, (2) the company has taken appropriate remedial measures, or (3) on the advice of another attorney who reviewed the matter, the company intends to assert "a colorable defense" in any investigation or proceeding based on the reported evidence.
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