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How Ontario’s Franchise Legislation May Stop Secured Parties From Enforcing Co...

Posted on Feb 2 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s decision in 2112412 Ontario Inc. v 2165235 Ontario Inc. 2012 OJ NO 4060 [ONSC] has not attracted much commentary from the legal community. Still, the case reveals the potential for Ontario’s franchise legislation, the Arthur Wishart Act (“AWA”), to prevent creditors and assignees of debt to obtain a defaulting franchisee’s collateral.

Alberta Court Of Queen’s Bench Re-affirms The Need For Ful...

full disclosure is reaffirmed by the alberta court, law works
Posted on Feb 1 2017

Author: Gleb Matsuhansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Two roads to obtaining injunctive relief

Long Road
Posted on Dec 23 2016

This article originally appeared in the October 28, 2016 issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.

Court grants rescission where no site-specific disclosure

Answering all your inquiries for franchise law
Posted on Oct 24 2016

  In the decision of Raibex Canada Ltd. v ASWR Franchising Corp.

Ontario Court of Appeal opens door to liability of franchiso...

Franchisor's Associates Court Of Appeal
Posted on Aug 14 2016

On May 3, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision in the case of Addison Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd. v.

BurgerFi US trademark had insufficient use in Canada

Legal team analyzes case
Posted on Aug 13 2016

On May 31, 2016, the Canadian Trade-Marks Opposition Board released its decision in the case of Restaurant Development Group LLC v Vescio Group Inc.

Rescission Claims And Damages

Rescission Claims And Damages
Posted on May 24 2016

Rescission under Ontario’s Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, and comparable franchise disclosure legislation in other provinces, is...

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement: Termination And Damage...

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement
Posted on May 3 2016

The legal characteristics of a franchise agreement are different from normal commercial contracts in that they are “contracts of adhesion”.


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