The Agents Duties and Obligations
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10 May 2009
This short article looks at the duties and
obligations of an agent and points to discuss.
There are a number of regulations that
apply some as a result of common
law and others as a result of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive)
to act in good faith and conscientiously;
to obey all reasonable lawful instructions
of the principal;
to act within the limits of their
to avoid any conflict of interest with the
to disclose all material facts to the
principal and to refrain from divulging confidential information to
not to make a secret profit or accept
to account to the principal for property
and money of the principal which is under the agents control; and
not to delegate their authority without
the principal's consent.
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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2009-05-19 15:50:16 in Legal Articles