The artist simply known as Dev is suing her record label, Indie-Pop LLC, because of an "onerous, one-sided agreement" between the two parties that breached fiduciary duty, according to her lawsuit, and basically amounted to fraud.
A common theme that arises in business litigation is the role and duty of a fiduciary. A fiduciary relationship is characterized by a unique degree of trust and confidence between the parties. In many instances, the fiduciary will have superior knowledge, skill or expertise. Under Connecticut law the existence of a fiduciary relationship is flexible and will not exclude new situations. However, common examples of fiduciary relationships include: