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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.

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.

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.

Beyond Force Majeure: Pulling out of a Deal With a 60-Day Re...

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Posted on Apr 3 2020

By Ben Hanuka With the unfolding crisis, the commercial Bar across Canada is naturally dealing with contractual and common law...

Franchise Basics – Non-Compete Covenants

https://youtu.be/v4GqIJ3JWi4
Posted on Feb 20 2020

In this short introductory video, Ben Hanuka discusses some of the factors to analyze if a non-compete covenant is enforceable.

Franchise Litigation Preliminary Checklist

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Posted on Feb 6 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on January 20, 2020, under the same title.

Statutory Damages in Franchise Disputes

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Posted on Jan 27 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on January 20, 2020, under the same title.


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