Business managers expect transparency from companies they do business with. The ability to trust vendors, suppliers and partners keeps operations running smoothly. Not all companies live up to their obligations, however. And when trust is broken, financial loss can result.
Real-estate giant Colliers International is facing a lawsuit concerning alleged violations of trust. Representatives of Mattress Firm claim that top employees of Colliers plotted to persuade the retailer to buy more than 1,500 over-valued rental properties.