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Mediation Precondition in Arbitration Clause is Key to Limitation Period

Posted on Apr 25 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. In PQ Licensing S.A. v. LPQ Central Canada Inc., an April 5, 2018 decision of Court of Appeal for Ontario, the franchisor, PQ Licensing S.A., appealed a decision of a judge, who in turn dismissed the franchisor’s appeal of an arbitrator’s decision. The arbitrator ruled that the arbitration was not time-barred by the Limitations Act, 2002, because mediation was a pre-condition to the arbitration and the limitation period only started to run after the franchisor requested mediation.

Court Dismisses Franchisor’s Injunction Application becaus...

Court dismisses franchisor’s injunction application because of weak evidence of irreparable harm
Posted on Apr 15 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 10313033 Canada Inc. v. 2418973 Ontario Inc.

Court Declines to Consolidate two Small Claims Court cases w...

small claims court cases
Posted on Apr 3 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 8518076 Canada Inc. v.

Court stays proposed Ontario class action by Uber drivers in...

Woman greets ride share driver
Posted on Mar 1 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc.

British Columbia Court Stays Action in Favour of Arbitration...

Andertoons Cartoon
Posted on Jan 26 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Northwestpharmacy.com Inc.

Not All is Hunky Dory with College Hunks Moving Trademark

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Posted on Jan 2 2018

By Ben Hanuka* In Hunky Haulers Inc. v.

Franchise Misrepresentation Section Won’t Stay Dormant for...

business people surround table
Posted on Dec 29 2017

By Ben Hanuka This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on December 6, 2017.

Ontario Court Reinstates Case But Imposes Security for Costs...

Gavel, scales of justice and law books
Posted on Dec 29 2017

Author: Anthony Pugh, J.D., Law Works P.C.

Individual Non-Signatories to Franchise Agreement Not Bound ...

debtor franchisor cannot escape paying out
Posted on Dec 28 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Kanda Franchising Inc. et al. v. 1795517 Ontario Inc.


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