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Supreme Court recognizes good-faith contractual performance as an organizing principle of common law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 21 2014

In its recent decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada harmonized decades of “unsettled and incoherent” case law about applying the

Honesty isn't just the best policy, it's (now) the law, Canada's Supreme Court rules with respect to contract performance

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 18 2014

In its unanimous decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, released on November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that there is a common

Let's be honest: SCC finds all contracting parties owe each other a duty of honesty

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has just released its decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, which recognizes for the first time in common law Canada that

Truth orbreach of contract: the SCC’s decision in Bhasin v Hrynew

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada's unanimous decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 has been making headlines since its release last week. The case is

Good faith is now a part of all Canadian commercial contracts

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

Entertainment and IT contracts are often full of uncertain promises about future possibilities - such as exercise of options, working together on

Important new Supreme Court case recognizes a new principle of good faith in contractual performance and a new duty of “honest performance” of contractual obligations

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

In a precedent-setting decision released on November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new common law duty: the “honest performance”

Honesty is now more than just the best policy: Supreme Court of Canada recognizes a "general organizing principle" of good faith and a duty of honesty in performing contractual obligations

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 16 2014

On Nov. 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71. In this landmark case, the Supreme

Supreme Court of Canada recognizes a general principle of good faith in contractual performance

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 14 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada has released a precedent-setting judgment in the area of contract law. In Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, the Court

The second opinion: “use it or lose it” the BCCA warns parties to act quickly in response to a fundamental breach (or suffer the consequences)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 14 2014

A recent ruling of the British Columbia Court of Appeal, A & G Investments Inc. v. 0915630 B.C. Ltd., 2014 BCCA 425, provides a useful primer on the

Bhasin v. Hrynew (SCC): new duty to perform contracts honestly and assessment of damages on appeal

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 14 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, which recognizes a general organizing principle