Unsuccessful claims of a former distributor: no indemnity for goodwill and no set-off of counterclaims
Valid contractual waiver of set-off and no goodwill indemnity because the distribution contract was not exclusive
In the absence of a validly conferred power of attorney, the principal shall only be bound if the third party can rely on its own legitimate representation of the situation.
A stock corporation whose board of directors is reduced to two members due to a dispute among shareholders cannot validly enter into a contract of mandate (director) and employment (manager) with the chairman of the board without violating the prohibition of self-contracting.
The debtor raising the defense of the simultaneous performance of the parties' obligations must raise it sufficently early in the court proceedings.