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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.

Court Dismisses Injunction Applications About Termination of...

dairy queen franchise injunction
Posted on Nov 20 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 526901 B.C. Ltd. v. Dairy Queen Canada Inc.

Quebec Court Certifies Franchise Class Action Against Jean-C...

sopropharm pharmacy against jean-coutu group
Posted on Nov 15 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Sopropharm c. Jean-Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Ontario Court Strikes Down Parts of Proposed Class Actions a...

tim hortons franchise lawsuit
Posted on Oct 20 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 1523428 Ontario Inc./JB&M Walker Ltd. v.

Enforcing Performance Standards in Franchise Agreements

performance standards franchise agreement
Posted on Sep 15 2018

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on September 7, 2018. Click here to view the published article.

Court Declines to Consolidate two Small Claims Court cases w...

small claims court cases
Posted on Apr 3 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 8518076 Canada Inc. v.

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.

Franchisees’ right to associate: The good, the bad and the...

Businessman Pointing
Posted on Nov 10 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on November 8, 2017. Click here to view the published article.


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