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Unformatted text preview: damages resulting from the breach. 1 Harty & Old also commenced action against the rival accounting firm that hired Angus, Sandersons. In this case, it would be harder for Harty & Old to succeed. This is because Sandersons probably was not aware of any partnership agreement that Angus was bound to. Sandersons therefore did not know that Angus needed to provide 12 months notice to Harty & Old before he pursued another job and that he could not enter into business with a firm that was in direct competition with Harty & Old. Since Sandersons was unaware of any agreement, they believed that Angus had the apparent authority to negotiate a new contract with their firm. This fact would make it hard to prove that Sandersons was partly to blame for causing Angus’s breach of contract. 1 J.E. Smyth, D.A. Soberman, A.J. Easson. The Law and Business Administration in Canada. Eleventh Edition. Page 571...
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