"In this case made much more difficult by present company."
So you're bringing that back to challenge the present company?
Ironically, given his present company, he decided that the truth was the best approach.
For the moment, present company is not bothering him much.
Present company included; nice of her not to mention that.
The present company is younger, but if it looks less raw.
The following is a sample of past and present notable companies.
There is one in our present company who knows all this far better than I do.
"You don't throw the system out because there may have been, present company included, some bad apples."
And I'll trust that information doesn't go beyond present company.