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Comparison definition.  Connecticut law is instructive. While the existence of an agency relationship often turns on questions of fact, the issue is properly resolved as a matter of law where, as here, the relevant facts are uncontroverted. See Garanti Finansal Kiralama A.S. v. Aqua Marine & Trading Inc., 697 F.3d 59, 71 (2d Cir. 2012) (stating that 'existence and scope of an agency relationship can be resolved as a matter of law' where 'facts are undisputed' or 'there is but one way for a reasonable jury to interpret them').


For guidance on agency law, Connecticut has adopted the Second Restatement of Agency ('Second Restatement'). See, e.g., Wesley v. Schaller Subaru, Inc., 277 Conn. 526, 543-44, 893 A.2d 389 (2006); Macomber v. Travelers Prop. & Cas. Corp., 261 Conn. at 639 n.12; Beckenstein v. Potter & Carrier, Inc., 191 Conn. 120, 132-34, 464 A.2d 6 (1983). Section 1 of that Restatement  defines agency as ''the fiduciary relationship which results from manifestation of consent by one person to another that the other shall act on his behalf and subject to his control, and consent by the other so to act.'' Wesley v. Schaller Subaru, Inc., 277 ...

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