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Ontario Court Dismisses Summary Judgment Motion in Solicitor’s Negligence Case

Posted on Jul 28 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 1781807 Ontario Limited v. Cohen Highley LLP, a June 1, 2020, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court dismissed the motions for summary judgment of the defending law firms and solicitors in a negligence action, holding that there were genuine issues for trial about the scope of the retainer and standard of care.  Key facts   The plaintiffs were two related companies operated by the same two principals.

Ontario Court Dismisses Franchisor’s Action to Cancel Sett...

Posted on Jul 28 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Tiny Hoppers Corp. v. 2402074 Ontario Inc.

Upcoming Amendments to the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Dis...

Posted on Jul 28 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on July 22, 2020, under the same title.

Alberta Court Denies Statutory Damages Because No Signed Fra...

Posted on Jun 25 2020

In 1384334 Alberta Ltd v Buster's Pizza Donair & Pasta Enterprises Ltd.

The Rundown on System Changes

Posted on Jun 25 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on June 18, 2020, under the same title.

Ontario Court Grants Rescission Because Certificate Was Unsi...

Posted on Jun 8 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 2483038 Ontario Inc. v. 2082100 Ontario Inc.

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.

Court of Appeal for Ontario: Pleading May Constitute Notice ...

Posted on May 14 2020

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2352392 Ontario Inc. v.

Ontario Court Upholds Validity of Franchise Release in a Set...

Posted on May 14 2020

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In New Vision Renaissance MX Ltd. v. The Symposium Café Inc.


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