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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.

Franchise Disclosure And The Right To Future Exemptions

franchise disclosure
Posted on Aug 4 2018

By Ben Hanuka This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on August 9, 2018.

Appeal Court Overturns Partial Summary Judgment in a Franchi...

rescission claim earnings projections
Posted on Jul 7 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 2212886 Ontario Inc. v. Obsidian Group Inc.

Franchisee’s Rescission Claim Must Go to Trial Because of ...

disputed facts in franchisee's rescission claim
Posted on May 28 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In 1680960 Ontario Inc. v.

‘Effecting’ the Transfer for a Franchise: What does it m...

Effecting the transfer for franchise agreement.
Posted on Apr 3 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In franchise resales, i.e.

Franchise Rescission – the Schooley Mitchell Telecom Case

young businessman signs papers
Posted on Feb 28 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Giroux et al. v.

The Raibex Decision and the Definition of ‘Material Fa...

Scales of Justice, Law book and Judge Gavel on a black wooden background.
Posted on Feb 28 2018

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily February 8, 2018. Click here to view the published article.

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies What Amounts to “No Disc...

Andertoons Cartoon
Posted on Jan 29 2018

By Ben Hanuka  This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily on January 31, 2018.


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