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Ontario Court of Appeal opens door to liability of franchisors’ associates for...

Posted on Aug 14 2016

On May 3, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision in the case of Addison Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Ltd. about the liability of franchisors’ associates for bad faith conduct. The appeal was from the decision of a judge on a motion to strike under rule 21 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. The motion judge dismissed the franchisees’ claim against GM Canada’s parent company, GM US, for breach of the duty of good faith.

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement: Termination And Damage...

Getting Out Of A Franchise Agreement
Posted on May 3 2016

The legal characteristics of a franchise agreement are different from normal commercial contracts in that they are “contracts of adhesion”.

Franchisor Cannot Enforce Restrictive Covenant In A Territor...

Franchisor Cannot Enforce Restrictive Covenant In A Territory
Posted on Apr 11 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal released an interesting decision recently in a case involving the enforceability of a non-competition covenant in a...

Ontario Court Finds Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Inju...

Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Injunction Order
Posted on Jan 5 2016

Procedural Background In the case of 244674 Ontario Inc. v. Home Instead, Inc.

Conflicts Between Franchise Agreements And Operating Manuals...

Posted on Dec 10 2015

Note: This article, authored by Ben Hanuka, was published earlier this month in the US-based Hotel Business Review.

Five Tips For Negotiating A Franchise Agreement Like An Expe...

Negotiating A Franchise Agreement Like An Expert
Posted on Feb 17 2015

In an earlier article posted on the Law Works Franchise Blog on July 27, 2014, Seven Tips for (Experienced) Franchisees When Buying a Franchise,...

Seven Tips For (Experienced) Franchisees When Buying A Franc...

Tips For Franchisees When Buying A Franchise
Posted on Jul 27 2014

If you are an experienced franchisee looking to purchase a franchised business, chances are that, this time around, you are looking to engage in...

Terminating A Franchise Agreement: A Primer

Terminating a Franchise Agreement: A Primer
Posted on Sep 8 2013

Terminating a franchise agreement, or getting out of the franchise relationship, is a legal result that franchisees and franchisors often seek.


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Ben V. Hanuka
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