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Undue Influence – Concept, Characteristics, Legal Effects and MCQs | Business Law

Undue Influence

Concept of Undue Influence

The concept of undue influence refers to a situation where one party exerts excessive and improper influence over another party, undermining the free will and independent judgment of that party. It occurs when the parties have a special or fiduciary duty, trust, confidence, or dominance.

An undue influence occurs when one party exploits the dependence, weakness, or emotional state of the other party in order to gain a competitive advantage over the other.

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