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Upcoming Amendments to the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, and ...

Posted on Jul 28 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on July 22, 2020, under the same title.  The assistance of Anthony Pugh, Associate at Law Works PC, in writing this article is acknowledged with thanks.  The Ontario Government has now confirmed that key unproclaimed legislative amendments to Ontario’s franchise legislation, the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, will be brought into force on September 1, 2020.  Amendments to the General Regulation under the Act, O. Reg.

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.

Ontario Court Grants Rescission Because Certificate Was Unsi...

Posted on Jun 8 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 2483038 Ontario Inc. v. 2082100 Ontario Inc.

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

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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.

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.

Franchise Basics – the Operating Manual and Franchise Agre...

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Posted on Jan 20 2020

In this short introductory video, Ben Hanuka discusses a franchise operating manual, the contents of the manual, and potential friction between the...

Franchise Case Highlights for 2019

Posted on Dec 17 2019

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on December 11, 2019, under the same title.


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