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Fiduciary Duties

"Restrictive Covenants and Fiduciary Duty"

Gary Catherwood, a lawyer in the Employment, Labour and Human Rights Department at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, has written a paper entitled "Restrictive Covenants and Fiduciary Duty" (November 2003).

"Employer Liability for the Wrongful Acts of its Employees"

Earl Phillips and Robert Cooper, at McCarthy Tetrault in Vancouver have written a paper entitled, "Employer Liability for the Wrongful Acts of its Employees" (November 14, 2003).

The paper covers the following topics:

  1. Vicarious Liability.
  2. Agency
  3. Discrimination and Harassment
  4. Environmental Offences
  5. Direct Negligence of the Employer
  6. Fiduciary Obligations
  7. Limitation Defences

In their overview, the authors state:  read more »

"Fiduciary Duties May Not Survive Wrongful Dismissal"

Jurisdiction: - Ontario
Sector: - Manufacturing

The May 2002 Employment and Labour Law Update from Sherrard Kuzz LLP includes an article entitled, "Fiduciary Duties May Not Survive Wrongful Dismissal". The article reviews the decision in Zesta Engineering Ltd. v. Cloutier, 2001 CanLII 28294 (ON S.C.).

"Post Employment Competition and Customer Solicitation"

A lawyer at Clark Wilson, a Vancouver, BC law firm, has written a paper entitled "Post Employment Competition and Customer Solicitation" (2001). The paper's Table of Contents sets out the following topics:  read more »