Media Advisory - Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate Policy (EthicsCentre) - Bhasin v. Hrynew: The establishment of General Duty of Good Faith in Commercial Contract Law

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - 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 recognized for the first time that there is a general organizing principle of good faith in the performance of contracts throughout Canada, which includes a duty of honest performance. The appeal was successfully argued by Neil Finkelstein and Brandon Kain of McCarthy Tétrault's Toronto litigation group.

Please join us:

Who:   Neil Finkelstein, Brandon Kain and Geoff Hall as they review the impact this judgment will have on business as usual.

When:   Luncheon Event and Panel discussion: Tuesday, February 3, 2015: 12 noon – 2:00 PM              

Where:  The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto

What:  The panel will discuss this precedent-setting judgment and its relevance to Canadian commercial contracts.

Register: www.ethicscentre.ca 

Members: $45   Non-Members: $55   Students: $20

SOURCE Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy

For further information: Lois Marsh, (416) 368-7525 lmarsh@ethicscentre.ca

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