Unformatted text preview: the principal. (Mallor, 2010) In this case, the information was the client list. Furthermore, the conflict of interest rule clearly states that, “unless the principal agrees otherwise (and in this case, they didn’t) an agent may not compete with the principal regarding the agency business so long as he remains an agent”. Finally, an agent ordinarily may not solicit customers for a planned competing business while still employed by the principal. (Mallor, 2010) Rita has appeared to have violated her entire contract. Reference Mallor, J. P., Barnes, A.J., Bowers, T., & Langvardt, A.W. (2010). Business law: The ethical, global, and e-commerce environment . New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin....
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