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Court stays proposed Ontario class action by Uber drivers in favour of arbitrati...

Posted on Mar 1 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., a January 30, 2018 decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court decided that a proposed class action brought on behalf of Uber drivers should be stayed in favour of arbitration in the Netherlands. The court held that the International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 (“ICAA”) applied, even if there was an employment relationship between the representative driver, Mr. Heller, and Uber.

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 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...

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.

Arbitration Agreement Results In Stay Of Franchisees’ Clas...

Stay Of Franchisees’ Class Action
Posted on Feb 7 2015

In a recent Ontario franchise decision, 1146845 Ontario Inc. v. Pillar to Post Inc.

Franchise Arbitration Procedure

Franchise Arbitration Procedure
Posted on Aug 7 2013

Introduction  Many franchise agreements in operation across Canada contain an arbitration clause requiring that all or certain disputes between...

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