‘Non-liability clause signed by two commercial entities does limit damages in business dispute: SCC’

“Upholding the basic principle of freedom of contract between sophisticated commercial parties, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled 9-0 that a ‘non-liability’ clause in a contract agreed to by two companies in Quebec does operate to limit liability in their business dispute, and is not negated by the doctrine of breach of a fundamental obligation …” (more)

[Cristin Schmitz, The Lawyer’s Daily, 15 October]

First posted 2021-10-18 08:00:19

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