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2018 Year in Review and Trends for 2019

Posted on Dec 15 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. 2018 was a busy year in Canadian franchise disputes. Based on the court decisions in 2018, the trend shows that franchisees’ claim are increasingly more difficult to prove. Law Works has analyzed 16 franchise court decisions that are summarized on the Law Works Franchise Law Blog in 2018 based on these types of claims: (1) rescission, (2) misrepresentation, (3) injunction, (4) damages and (5) class action. Here are the trends that we have observed: 1.

Franchise Disclosure And The Right To Future Exemptions

franchise disclosure
Posted on Aug 4 2018

By Ben Hanuka This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on August 9, 2018.

Distributor Fails to Establish That He is a Franchisee on Su...

Franchisee Summary Judgement Motion
Posted on Jun 22 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Diduck v.

Franchisee’s Rescission Claim Must Go to Trial Because of ...

disputed facts in franchisee's rescission claim
Posted on May 28 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 1680960 Ontario Inc. v.

Franchise Rescission – the Schooley Mitchell Telecom Case

young businessman signs papers
Posted on Feb 28 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Giroux et al. v.

The Raibex Decision and the Definition of ‘Material Fa...

Scales of Justice, Law book and Judge Gavel on a black wooden background.
Posted on Feb 28 2018

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily February 8, 2018. Click here to view the published article.

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies What Amounts to “No Disc...

Andertoons Cartoon
Posted on Jan 29 2018

By Ben Hanuka  This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on January 31, 2018.

Court of Appeal for Ontario Provides Important Clarification...

law works Franchise Rescission clairification
Posted on Jun 14 2017

Authors: Evan Ivkovic and Jeff Nguyen, Students-at-Law, Law Works P.C.

Five Tips For Negotiating A Franchise Agreement Like An Expe...

Negotiating A Franchise Agreement Like An Expert
Posted on Feb 17 2015

In an earlier article posted on the Law Works Franchise Blog on July 27, 2014,Seven Tips for (Experienced) Franchisees When Buying a Franchise, I...


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