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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.

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.

Ontario court grants rescission: FFL

Ontario court grants rescission
Posted on Nov 9 2020

By: Alex Sinenko, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2619506 Ontario Inc. v 2082100 Ontario Inc.

Franchise Arbitrations – Concurrent Claims and Multiple Pa...

Posted on Oct 19 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on September 23 and 24, 2020.

Marketing Fund Obligations of Franchisees

Law Works Video
Posted on Oct 15 2020

In this short introductory video, Ben Hanuka discusses the marketing fund obligations in most franchise agreements.

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.


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