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Alberta Court Of Queen’s Bench Re-affirms The Need For Full Disclosure

Posted on Feb 1 2017

Author: Gleb Matsuhansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka Overview On March 24, 2016, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released its decision in the case of Essa v Mediterranean Franchise Inc. (2016 ABQB 178). The case dealt with a franchise rescission and looked at the application of the Franchises Act (RSA 2000, c F-23) (the “Act”).

Two roads to obtaining injunctive relief

Long Road
Posted on Dec 23 2016

This article originally appeared in the October 28, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.

Court grants rescission where no site-specific disclosure

Answering all your inquiries for franchise law
Posted on Oct 24 2016

  In the decision of Raibex Canada Ltd. v ASWR Franchising Corp.

Rescission Claims And Damages

Rescission Claims And Damages
Posted on May 24 2016

Rescission under Ontario’s Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, and comparable franchise disclosure legislation in other provinces, is...

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement: Termination And Damage...

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement
Posted on May 3 2016

The legal characteristics of a franchise agreement are different from normal commercial contracts in that they are “contracts of adhesion”.

Franchisor Cannot Enforce Restrictive Covenant In A Territor...

Franchisor Cannot Enforce Restrictive Covenant In A Territory
Posted on Apr 11 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal released an interesting decision recently in a case involving the enforceability of a non-competition covenant in a...

Damages Actions For Misrepresentation And Failure To Comply ...

Damages Actions For Misrepresentation
Posted on Feb 8 2016

Other than rescission, Ontario and the four other Canadian provincial franchise statutes (Alberta, PEI, New Brunswick and Manitoba) provide for...

Franchise Rescission Does Not Impact A Franchisor’s Right ...

Franchise Rescission Does Not Impact A Franchisor’s Right
Posted on Jan 25 2016

Introduction A franchisor has a right to preserve the value of the franchised business, even in a rescission case.

Ontario Court Finds Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Inju...

Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Injunction Order
Posted on Jan 5 2016

Procedural Background In the case of 244674 Ontario Inc. v. Home Instead, Inc.

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