Blog Bite: When is a release full and final?

This article Canada: When Is A Release Full And Final? deals with the question of whether a release that covered ‘all claims arising out of the services provided’, but which did not expressly refer to unknown or unforeseeable claims, nevertheless covered unknown or unforeseeable claims arising out of the services provided. This became important a few years later when the ‘services provided’ resulted in $1.24 million in additional taxes for the releasor. For the answer and legal reasoning, read the full article on

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Written by Chris.