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Franchise Independent Legal Advice Certificates

Posted on Aug 27 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on August 20, 2020 and August 24, 2020.  The assistance of Anthony Pugh, Associate at Law Works PC, in writing this article is acknowledged with thanks.  When representing a franchisee in either a franchise transaction or a franchise dispute, a lawyer is often called on to provide an independent legal advice certificate at the request of the franchisor.

Nova Scotia Court Grants Second Cup’s Application Against ...

Posted on Aug 27 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Second Cup Ltd. v. OPB Realty Inc.

Alberta Court Denies Statutory Damages Because No Signed Fra...

Posted on Jun 25 2020

In 1384334 Alberta Ltd v Buster's Pizza Donair & Pasta Enterprises Ltd.

Ontario Court Grants Rescission Because Certificate Was Unsi...

Posted on Jun 8 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 2483038 Ontario Inc. v. 2082100 Ontario Inc.

When Does The Franchise Two-Year Rescission Period Start Fro...

Most claims appear to center around rescission based on allegations of failure to provide a disclosure document
Posted on Nov 12 2019

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on September 20, 2019, under the title, “Start your engines:...

Seven Tips for Negotiating an Area Development Agreement

Posted on Jun 25 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C.

Quebec Court Finds Competing Cafeteria Is Not a “Specialit...

Quebec Court Finds Café Vasanti Cafeteria Is Not a Second Cup “Speciality Coffee Shop”
Posted on Nov 8 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Second Cup Ltd. c. 8702934 Canada Inc.

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

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.


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