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Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Negotiated Releases in GM Class Action Dismissal

Posted on Sep 29 2017

On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited about an appeal from a dismissal of a class action trial against General Motors of Canada by a group of its terminated franchisees/dealers. In the trial, the judge dismissed the class action against GM on the basis that the terminated dealers signed releases in favour of GM as part of an overall termination agreement, and that those releases were legally valid.

Franchise Renewals: Introducing Material Changes to the Rene...

Posted on Aug 15 2017

​This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyers Daily on July 7, 2017, under the title “Courts struggle for balance...

Court of Appeal for Ontario Provides Important Clarification...

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Posted on Jun 14 2017

Authors: Evan Ivkovic and Jeff Nguyen, Students-at-Law, Law Works P.C.

Franchise-Lease Disclosure Problems under the Wishart Act

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Posted on May 25 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the May 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Daily. Click here to view the full article.

Court of Appeal denies GM security for costs against Trilliu...

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Posted on May 23 2017

By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd.

Court Uses Expanded Powers To Grant Franchise Summary Judgme...

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Posted on Apr 28 2017

Author: Gleb Matushansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.  Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Franchisees Must Not Take Advantage of Typographical Errors

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Posted on Apr 12 2017

Author: Jeff Nguyen, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.          Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Appeal Court Ruling In Condominium Rescission Case Relevant ...

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Posted on Apr 3 2017

Author: Gleb Matushansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.           Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements

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Posted on Mar 31 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the March 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.


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