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Ontario court stays action in favour of US arbitration: Freshii

Posted on Jul 13 2021

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works PC In Kore Meals LLC v. Freshii Development LLC, a decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released on April 19, 2021, the court granted a motion for a stay of the Ontario court action in favour of arbitration. The court noted extensive reasons why traditional factors of forum non conveniens no longer applied in cases heard remotely by video conferences.  Traditional factors about inconvenience to the parties and witnesses, etc.

Franchisor’s fundamental system changes led to dismissal o...

Franchisor's fundamental system changes
Posted on Jul 6 2021

By Ben Hanuka, Law Works This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on June 9 and 11, 2021.

Cannabis retail franchising – benefits and limitations

Cannabis retail franchinsing
Posted on Jul 6 2021

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on May 25 and 27, 2021.

Ontario court grants rescission based on multiple grounds: F...

Freshly Squeezed
Posted on Mar 29 2021

By: Alex Sinenko, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2611707 Ontario Inc., et al. v. Freshly Squeezed Franchise Juice Corporation, et al.

British Columbia court awards damages against licensee for b...

british-columbia-court-awards-damages-against-licensee
Posted on Mar 16 2021

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In Wheatberries Bakery Ltd.

The Good Faith Obligation in Canadian Franchise Law

Ben Hanuka
Posted on Mar 16 2021

All provincial franchise statutes impose a mutual good faith obligation on the parties in a franchise agreement.

Quebec court rejects application to dismiss claim against fr...

Posted on Mar 16 2021

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 10001325 Canada Inc. v. Cacao 70 Inc.

Alberta Court of Appeal Allows Part of Franchisee’s Appeal

Posted on Feb 16 2021

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 1777453 Alberta Ltd. v. Got Mold Disaster Recovery Services Inc.

Ontario Court Declines to Remove Plaintiff Franchisee’...

Posted on Feb 16 2021

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2212886 Ontario Inc. v. Obsidian Group Inc.


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