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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.

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 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.

Marketing Fund Obligations of Franchisees – Understand...

Posted on Oct 15 2020

There are two types of marketing obligations in most franchise agreements: contributions to a marketing fund run by the franchisor and direct...

Ontario Court Dismisses Bulk of Plaintiffs’ Discovery Moti...

Posted on Aug 27 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Spina v. Shoppers Drug Mart Inc.

Franchise Independent Legal Advice Certificates

Posted on Aug 27 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on August 20, 2020 and August 24, 2020.

Nova Scotia Court Grants Second Cup’s Application Against ...

Posted on Aug 27 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Second Cup Ltd. v. OPB Realty Inc.

Ontario Court Dismisses Pleadings Challenge to Hero Burger...

Posted on Aug 27 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Angus Inc. v. Beretta Farms Brands Ltd.

Ontario Court Dismisses Summary Judgment Motion in Solicitor...

Posted on Jul 28 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 1781807 Ontario Limited v.


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