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Individual Non-Signatories to Franchise Agreement Not Bound to Arbitration

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., Iftikhar Hossain and Parveen Hussain, a decision released by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Newmarket on November 28, 2017, the court held that the individual principals of the franchisee corporation were not bound by the arbitration agreement that was contained in the franchise agreement.  (Note: Law Works PC acted for the franchisor, Kanda Franchising.

The Reality of Franchise Rescission Summary Judgment Motions

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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

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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.

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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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