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Good faith in insurance dealings: A two way street

It is commonly known that contracts of insurance are contracts of utmost good faith, requiring the parties to deal with each other fairly and in good faith.

 

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Protecting trade secrets when employees depart

Several recent court cases in the United States focus on the misappropriation of trade secrets by employees departing technology companies. These high profile American cases are a reminder that Canadian companies face the same issues.

 

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SCC finds new contractual duty of honest performance

The Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed a new common law duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations.

 

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