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New good-faith duty of honesty in contractual performance recognized by Supreme Court of Canada

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 13 2014

A new duty of honest performance has been imposed on all Canadian contracts by the Supreme Court of Canada. The notion of a general and independent

"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

The 'indoor management rule' explained

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • April 1 2014

A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws

Landmark decision establishing new duty to act honestly in performing contracts

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 13 2014

In a decision released this morning, Bhasin v. Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new duty on parties to perform contractual

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

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

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

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

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”

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