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Ethical Issue: Does an agent's breaches of loyalty terminate the agent's authority? How does your employer handle breaches of loyalty and ethics? Also, when should an employee's acts be considered a breach of loyalty and how vigorously should this be enforced?

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Ethical Issue: Does an agent's breaches of loyalty terminate the agent's authority?

No, the agent's breach of loyalty does not terminate the agent's authority. There are several remedies that the principal has for the agent's breach of loyalty. The principal's remedies are damages, and disgorgement of any profits the agent has made from the disloyal action. If a disloyal transaction is carried out the ...

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