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Fix It or Nix It: The 5 Key Elements of a Valid FDD

Posted on Sep 27 2022

Based on recent court decisions, if your FDD does not contain these 5 key elements, it is probably legally void. Franchisors with operations in Ontario or elsewhere in Canada will be wise to take note of a trio of recent decisions from the Court of Appeal for Ontario (the highest court in Ontario) about franchise rescission law. All three decisions upheld rescissions in favour of franchisees because of defective franchise disclosure documents (FDDs).

The most important corporate/commercial decisions of 2021

Posted on Feb 11 2022

By: Anthony Pugh Editor: Ben Hanuka Wastech Services Ltd. v.

A Checklist for Common Law Franchise Causes of Action

Posted on May 19 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on May 14, 2020, under the same title.

Ontario Court dismissed summary judgment motion by Paramount...

Posted on Oct 1 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh and Sarah McMahon, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 2462192 Ontario Ltd. v.

Quebec Cleaning Franchise Agreement Cancelled

Posted on Jun 19 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Najah c.

Ben Hanuka Summarizes Key Points About Non-Compete SCC Case

Non-Compete SCC Case
Posted on Oct 29 2013

In this video, Ben Hanuka outlines the key points from the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Payette v.

The Irony Of Seeking Justice For A Client

The Irony Of Seeking Justice For A Client
Posted on Aug 28 2013

Published in the Huffington Post on August 27, 2013.


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