November 13, 2014

Supreme Court of Canada imposes general duty of good faith in contract performance

Eli Lederman, Jon Laxer and Constanza Pauchulo were mentioned in the Financial Post on November 13, 2014 in relation to their involvement in a leading Supreme Court of Canada case on good faith in contracts (Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.)

"Honesty isn't just the best policy — it's the law, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.

In a case released Thursday called Bhasin v. Hrynew, the court said Canadian contract law comes with a duty of good faith that requires parties to perform their contractual obligations honestly..."