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CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT - Express terms - Remuneration - Commissions

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 8:50 AM  

Appeal by the corporate defendant, GWR Resources (GWR), from a $55,000 award in quantum meruit compensating the respondent, Birch, for the role he played in acquiring an investment in the appellant’s mining project. In 2009 or 2010, GWR’s president approached the respondent with respect to finding investors for the mining property. The president said words like: “find us some money and we’ll look after you”. Birch took this statement to mean that he would receive a finder's fee if he introduced investors who made substantial investments...