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Seven Tips for Negotiating an Area Development Agreement

Posted on Jun 25 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. An area development agreement allows a franchisor to expand its system and add new franchisees within a certain territory.  This arrangement could give the franchisor an ability to expand more quickly and confidently within a territory than the franchisor might otherwise be able to.  The area developer, who may be an experienced franchisee, typically has the trust of the franchisor and expertise within the territory.

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...

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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...

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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.

Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements

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Posted on Mar 31 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the March 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.

Franchisee Cannot Escape Paying Additional Rent Under Sublea...

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Posted on Mar 27 2017

Author: Gleb Matushansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.           Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Court grants rescission where no site-specific disclosure

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Posted on Oct 24 2016

  In the decision of Raibex Canada Ltd. v ASWR Franchising Corp.


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