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By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2212886 Ontario Inc. v. Obsidian Group Inc., a January 5, 2021, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court dismissed a motion to remove the plaintiff franchisee’s counsel who the defendants, Obsidian and related parties, alleged was a witness. However, the Court allowed Obsidian’s motion for the plaintiffs to produce a further affidavit of documents.
If a franchisor fails to deliver a disclosure document as required under franchise legislation, a franchisee is entitled to cancel (legally...
This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on September 23 and 24, 2020.
There are two types of marketing obligations in most franchise agreements: contributions to a marketing fund run by the franchisor and direct...