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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.

In Arbitration Dispute, Judge Refuses to Stay Court Proceedi...

contract ambiguity
Posted on Aug 18 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Graves v. Correactology Health Care Group Inc.

British Columbia Supreme Court Exercises Inherent Jurisdicti...

arbitration clause
Posted on Jul 21 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor:   Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C.

Mediation Precondition in Arbitration Clause is Key to Limit...

Posted on Apr 25 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. In PQ Licensing S.A. v. LPQ Central Canada Inc.

Court Dismisses Franchisor’s Injunction Application becaus...

Court dismisses franchisor’s injunction application because of weak evidence of irreparable harm
Posted on Apr 15 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 10313033 Canada Inc. v. 2418973 Ontario Inc.

Court stays proposed Ontario class action by Uber drivers in...

Woman greets ride share driver
Posted on Mar 1 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc.

British Columbia Court Stays Action in Favour of Arbitration...

Andertoons Cartoon
Posted on Jan 26 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Northwestpharmacy.com Inc.

Individual Non-Signatories to Franchise Agreement Not Bound ...

debtor franchisor cannot escape paying out
Posted on Dec 28 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Kanda Franchising Inc. et al. v. 1795517 Ontario Inc.

The Reality of Franchise Rescission Summary Judgment Motions

Business Woman
Posted on Oct 15 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on October 11, 2017, under the title, “The Reality of...


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