At Arm's Length
The term “at arm's length” describes a relationship in which persons act independently of each other or are not related.
Related persons do not deal at arm's length. They include:
- individuals related by blood, marriage (including civil union and de facto union) or adoption;
- an organization and
- the person who controls it,
- a person who is a member of a related group that controls the organization, or
- a person related to one of the persons mentioned above.